Introduction

On June 26, 1998, the Supreme Court handed down two eagerlyawaited decisions � Burlington Industries, Inc. v. Ellerth and Faragher v.City of Boca Raton � that do much to clarify legal issues regarding theextent to which employers will be held liable for sexual harassment bysupervisors and managers. In doing so, the Court has providedvaluable guidance for employers with respect to the content,dissemination and enforcement of their policies regarding both sexualand other forms of discriminatory harassment, and indeed regardingdiscrimination in general.

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