Workplace Inconvenience or Adverse Employment Action?

Miller & Martin attorney Camille Steward recently wrote an article entitled "Workplace Inconvenience or Adverse Employment Action?" in the December 2010 issue of Tennessee Employment Law Letter. "A recent decision by the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (which covers Tennessee) may make it easier for employees to show an adverse employment action and survive pretrial dismissal. The Sixth Circuit concluded that although a pregnant employee’s salary, benefits, and working conditions weren’t altered when she was transferred to a different position, the fact that the new job was less challenging and required less skill made the question of whether she suffered an adverse employment action a question for the jury."

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