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  • Supreme Court: Title VII Retaliation Claims Require ‘But-For’ Causation

    In University of Texas Southwestern Medical Ctr. v. Nassar, a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on June 24, 2013 that retaliation claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 must be proven using a “but-for” causation standard, rejecting an employee’s argument that the lower standard of “motivating factor” should be used.  The Court refused to defer to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s guidance manual on this issue on which the employee relied.

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  • Supreme Court Clarifies Definition of ‘Supervisor’ in Hostile Work Environment Cases

    In Vance v. Ball State University, (June 24, 2013), the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s broad interpretation of who is a “supervisor” for purposes of imposing vicarious liability on an employer under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

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  • Gregory Denny participated in a golf event on Saturday, June 29,2013 to benefit Heartbeat of Toledo

    Gregory Denny participated in a golf event on Saturday, June 29,2013 to benefit Heartbeat of Toledo, a pregnancy support center helping teens and young women who are or may be pregnant.  To learn more about Heartbeat of Toledo, visit their website at www.heartbeatoftoledo.org.

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  • Proposed Rate Decrease

    The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has proposed a 2.1% base rate reduction for private employers for the 2014 policy year beginning July 1, 2013.

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  • Tybo Alan Wilhelms, Janelle Matuszak, Carl Habekost, and Carolyn Davis to speak at the Lima SHRM annual Employment Law Seminar on September 12, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Mark your calendars.

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