Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Religious Accommodation Under Title VII

Megan Toth U.S. Supreme Court Rules That a Request for a Religious Accommodation Is not Required to Maintain a Title VII Claim On June 1, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion on the much anticipated Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc., holding that an employee is not required to specifically […]

U.S. Supreme Court Has Been Busy on the Employment Front

In the last two months, the U.S. Supreme Court has decided three different cases, all of which have significant implications for employers.

Supreme Court’s recent clarification of supervisor definition in Title VII cases

Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Mark A. Spognardi authored a column for Inside Counsel magazine’s website that was published on August 5. The article, titled “Labor: Supreme Court clarifies definition of supervisor for Title Vii discrimination and harassment cases” provides an overview of a recent clarification by the Supreme Court. On June 24, 2013, the […]

Supreme Court rules against union on “special” collection of fees

“…This aggressive use of power by the SEIU to collect fees from nonmembers is indefensible. …” Knox v. Service Employees, 567 U.S. ____(2012), Slip No. 10-1121. On June 21, 2012, the United States Supreme Court, in a 7-2 decision, held that the Service Employees International Union, Local 1000 (SEIU) impinged on the First Amendment rights […]