EMPLOYER DISCRIMINATION; ADVERSE ACTIONS – In General
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503.01000 – In General
An investigation into alleged employee misconduct may constitute an adverse action against the investigated employee, regardless of whether disciplinary action ultimately results. Thus, an investigatory interview, occurring after the employer unequivocally accused the employee of misconduct and after the employer notified the employee it was considering imposing discipline, was an adverse action.