Employer Defeats Worker's Retaliation Lawsuit by Calling on Its Policy

Bob Neiman, principal in the firm's Labor & Employment practice, authored an article for HR Morning that discusses a recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals involving retaliation claims. In Lord v. High Voltage Software, Inc., the court ruled that an employee's failure to immediately report certain workplace incidents, as required by either an employee handbook or a supervisor’s instruction, constitutes a valid reason for an employer to fire the employee and defeats retaliation claims by that employee. Bob comments on some of the circumstances in which an employer can discipline an employee who has recently filed a harassment claim. Read the full article: "Employer Defeats Worker's Retaliation Lawsuit by Calling on Its Policy."