An HR manager was "extremely" quick to assume an employee who took sick leave after being assigned new responsibilities was abusing his entitlements, the Federal Circuit Court has found in upholding his adverse action claim.
An employer and its directors have failed to prove on appeal that they didn't take unlawful adverse action against a manager, but they have successfully challenged the "manifestly excessive" penalties imposed.
An employer decided not to renew two workers' employment contracts because they made bullying complaints and enquired about their workplace rights, a court has found in upholding their adverse action claims.
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