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Sexual Harassment

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ELLERTH And FARAGHER: Applying The Supreme Court's "Delphic Pronouncement" On Employers' Vicarious Liability For Sexual Harassment
http://library.findlaw.com/1999/Jul/1/126519.html
Source: Findlaw

Article by Kathleen A. Lieder discussing two Supreme Court cases that discuss whether a person may sue an employer for harassment that the employer was unaware of.
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Faragher v. City of Boca Raton
http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/97-282.ZS.ht
Source: Cornell

US Supreme Court case discussing when a hostile working environment is a Title VII violation. The case also discusses when an employer will be vicariously liable for the actions of its supervisors.
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Burlington Industries, Inc. v. Ellerth
http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/cgi-bin/getcase.pl?c
Source: Findlaw

US Supreme Court case discussing whether a woman has a sexual harassment claim against an employer when a supervisor harasses her, threatens to remove tangible job benefits, but the woman suffers no retaliation and is promoted.
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Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services
http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/scripts/getcase.pl?n
Source: Findlaw

US Supreme Court case discussing whether a person may bring a sexual harassment claim when the harassers are of the same gender as the victim.
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Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins
http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/scripts/getcase.pl?n
Source: Findlaw

U.S. Supreme Court case discussing the problem of an employer who discriminates against an employee on the basis of sex, but would have made the same decision regardless of the discriminatory action. The case has been overruled in part by the 42 U.S.C. ? 2000e-2(m) and 42 U.S.C. ? 2000e-5(g)(2)(B).
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