2016 Supreme Court Commentary: Employment Law

57 Pages Posted: 2 Sep 2016

Date Written: August 24, 2016


This article, the author's longstanding annual review of the Supreme Court's work in the employment area, examines in detail every decision of the 2015-2016 term relating to employment and labor law, with commentary on each case and additional observations about the Court's work in this term and the upcoming one. In particular, the author uses the latest term's decisions as a lens for examining broader aspects of the Court's jurisprudence, particularly in light of disruptive changes in the nature of the employment relationship and in the composition of the Court itself.

Keywords: Supreme Court, Employment, Labor, Discrimination, Retaliation, Employee Benefits

JEL Classification: J50, J70, J71, J78, K31, K41

Suggested Citation

Harkavy, Jonathan, 2016 Supreme Court Commentary: Employment Law (August 24, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2833664 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2833664

Jonathan Harkavy (Contact Author)

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