Employer Liability for Workplace Harassment
Chapter 4 explores when employers are liable for workplace sexual harassment, including employer liability for harassment by supervisors and co-workers.
On this page, you will find relevant cases, scholarship and current developments.
In the first Supreme Court on sexual harassment, the Justices ruled in Meritor Saving Bank, FBS v. Vinson, 477 U.S ...Read More
The Supreme Court first ruled on employer liability in the 1998 case of Faragher v. City of Boca Raton, 524 ...Read More
Burlington Industries, Inc. v. Ellerth, 524 U.S. 742 (1998), a companion case to Faragher, ruled on employer liability for sexual ...Read More
In Pennsylvania State Police v. Suders, 542 U.S. 129 (2004), the Supreme Court evaluated the circumstances under which an employee ...Read More
In Crawford v. Metro. Gov’t. of Nashville and Davidson Cnty. Tenn., 555 U.S. 271 (2009), the Supreme Court offered guidance ...Read More
John H. Marks, Smoke, Mirrors, and the Disappearance of "Vicarious" Liability: The Emergence of a Dubious Summary-Judgment Safe Harbor for ...Read More
Joanna L. Grossman, The First Bite Is Free: Employer Liability for Sexual Harassment "In June, 1998, the Supreme Court issued ...Read More
Justin P. Smith, Letting the Master Answer: Employer Liability for Sexual Harassment in the Workplace After Faragher and Burlington Industries ...Read More
Martha Chamallas, Two Very Different Stories: Vicarious Liability Under Tort and Title VII Law "This Article takes issue with both ...Read More
David Benjamin Oppenheimer, Exacerbating the Exasperating: Title VII Liability of Employers for Sexual Harassment Committed by Their Supervisors (1995) "This ...Read More
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