June 28, 2013 11:15 PM

Two Supreme Court rulings raise the bar for worker lawsuits

In two 5-4 votes, a common split on the current court, the conservative majority made it harder for employees to sue their employers for harassment, discrimination or retaliation. Both of the decisions will send ripples into the workplace. Both add to a roster of high court cases in recent years that favor companies over workers. And both forecast more momentous workplace rulings to come.

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