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Jun. 26, 2013Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog
Supervisor-harassment

On June 24, 2013, the United States Supreme Court held, in Vance v. Ball State University, that an employee is a “supervisor” for purposes of vicarious liability for unlawful harassment under Title VII if he or she is empowered by the employer to take tangible employment actions against the victim.

Aug. 26, 2011The Dickinson Law Newsroom, Iowa Employer Law Blog
When can religion be considered in employment?

Religion is a protected class under Iowa and federal employment laws and cannot be used as a basis for forming employment decisions unless the employer is a religious institution and the qualifications are related to a bona fide religious purpose.

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