What happens when an employee is subjected to harsh treatment, but that harsh treatment does not include termination, demotion or loss of pay? In Welsh v. Fort Bend ISD, 941 F.3d 818 (5th Cir. 2019), the court addressed what is an adverse personnel action. Ms. Welsh was a teacher at Fort Bend ISD. Ms.
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An Employer Need not Explain the Reasons for Adverse Personnel Actions
By Thomas J. Crane on
Posted in Discrimination
Many discrimination cases are focused on whether the employer’s supposed reasons for termination are sincere. Few employers explain that they have fired so-and-so because of the employee’s race, color or whatever. So, very often, cases are all about whether the employer’s articulated reasons for a firing or demotion are sincere. And, caselaw or precedent holds…