Supreme Court

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 […]

Lori Adelson comments on HR-related US Supreme Court cases

Arnstein & Lehr Fort Lauderdale Partner Lori Adelson was quoted in an October 17 article in Human Resources Executive Online, titled “U.S. Supreme Court’s HR Docket.” The article discusses how the Supreme Court will soon hand down rulings that will impact HR-centric areas such as employer culpability in harassment, the Fair Labor Standards Act, 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 [...]