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An Employment Law Preview of the 2011-2012 Supreme Court Term

After the turbulent roller-coaster ride to which the Supreme Court treated employers the last few sessions, businesses across the country are casting a wary eye on Washington D.C. as the Justices gear up for their latest session, which kicked off last month.

Breathe a sigh of relief, employers – at least for now; the Supreme Court has avoided accepting review of any blockbuster cases so far this term, and companies may be spared any sweeping changes this time around. To date, only five labor and employment cases sit on the Supreme Court's 2011-2012 docket, and the average private employer will not be impacted by these decisions one way or the other.

But this reprieve may only be temporary, as the High Court could rock the boat once again by reviewing any number of high profile cases that have thus far eluded its docket....

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Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Civil Rights Updates, Constitutional Law Updates, Health Updates, Labor & Employment Updates

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