By Jenna Ward
The Recorder • March 19, 1998
A California appellate court has for the first time defined what makes someone a supervisor when it comes to sexual harassment – and not in the way employers were hoping.
The Second District Court of Appeal on Tuesday rejected a narrow definition that would have confined the description to a person who has the power to hire, fire and promote. Instead, the court laid out a broad, five-point standard to help determine what makes someone a boss, as opposed to a co-worker.
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