Sometimes, employees just need thick skins --co-worker snubs aren't retaliation

November 2009
HR Specialist: Minnesota Employment Law;2009, Vol. 2 Issue 11, p3
The article discusses that employees who file sexual harassment or discrimination complains must not presumed retaliation when colleagues snubs in Minnesota. It explains that employees who file discrimination are protected from retaliation. In this regard, the case Sutherland v. Missouri Department of Corrections is presented to further understand the consequences of harassment lawsuit and discrimination in work environment.


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