TITLE

Punishing worker for loud complaint: Retaliation or legit insubordination penalty?

PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
HR Specialist: Employment Law;Sep2011, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the case of African American employee Mildred Christmas who litigated for retaliation but was rejected by the court for her negative complaint method delivery.
ACCESSION #
69672886

 

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