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The Supremes: Review and Preview of 2012 Employment Cases

Content Partner:  Boston Bar Association
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This informative year in review session will cover the most recent decisions of the US Supreme Court and highlight what new developments to expect out of the courts in the upcoming Term.  Learn how these decisions will impact the advice you provide to clients.

Looking back at the 2011-12 Term, the panel will review the U.S. Supreme Court’s employment decisions, which tilted towards employers, including interpreting the FLSA outside salesperson exemption, narrowing of the FMLA for public sector employees, and applying the ministerial exception under the ADA.   There is also be a focus on  the employment provisions of the Affordable Healthcare Act following the Supreme Court’s June ruling upholding the statute.

Looking ahead, the panel will provide a preview of what is on the Supreme Court docket in the upcoming year. Topics include issues of affirmative action, class actions, Title VII liability and the Defense of Marriage Act.  In addition, it will take a look at what the SJC will be hearing, including issues under the Wage Act, the MCAD’s jurisdiction over out-of-state employees, associational discrimination, and arbitration awards.


I. U.S. Supreme Court employment decisions 2011-12 Term
II. Upcoming cases to be argued in 2012-13 at the Supreme Court
III. Upcoming employment cases at the SJC

Practice Areas: Employment Law
Online Media Type: Video
Production Date: 10/01/2012 3:00 PM EDT
Level: Basic
Category: Standard
Duration: 3 Hours, 0 Minutes
Online Format: Live

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