What makes a supervisor? Supreme Court answers in 5-4 decision
On behalf of RGLawyers, LLP posted in Employer Retaliation on Tuesday, June 25, 2013.
What are laws? They are essentially rules that not only regulate how a court hearing or trial will proceed, but it also provides rules on the elements of a claim. For example, some employment laws talk about a supervisor. Sure, the term seems clear, but what exactly is a supervisor?
Is it a person who is paid more than another employee? Is it someone who has management control, and if so, management control over what? The United States Supreme Court ruled on Monday that when it comes to retaliation and discrimination in the workplace, a supervisor must have the ability to hire and fire employees.