March 16, 2012

 
 

Can Employees Be Disciplined for Filing a False Harassment Claim?

What happens when one of your employees fabricates a sexual harassment claim?

A California appellate court recently ruled that an employee who fabricates a sexual harassment claim can be disciplined. Though certain circumstances may warrant disciplinary action, proceed with caution because such discipline could result in a retaliation claim.

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Migraines Caused by Good Faith Personnel Action not Covered by Workers' Compensation

A California court recently rendered a positive decision for employers on an issue that has been unsettled for years. The issue centers on the “good faith personnel action defense.”

Under this defense, an employee’s psychiatric injuries that are a result of an employer’s good faith personnel actions are not covered workers’ compensation injuries.

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