SuperVision Today - 2nd Quarter 2012


In This Issue:

- Notes from the Chair & Executive Editor

- Careful What You Ask For: The EEOC Takes a Hard Line on the Use of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions by Alyesha P. Asghar

- Pros and Cons of Employee Arbitration Agreements - A Practical Discussion by Peter R. Rich

- 2012 E-Verify Laws Update by Erin Jones Adams

- U.S. Supreme Court Recognizes Constitutional Right of Religious Organization to Select its "Ministers" by Carrie M. Harris

Excerpt from U.S. Supreme Court Recognizes Constitutional Right of Religious Organization to Select its "Ministers"

A religious organization has a constitutional right to make decisions about the hiring and firing of its "ministers" under the First Amendment. In a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Church and School v. E.E.O.C., 132S.Ct. 694, 2012 WL 75047 (2012), the Supreme Court ruled that religious organizations can assert the "ministerial exception" under the First Amendment to bar employment discrimination suits by those who can be considered "ministers" of the organization.

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