All Questions and Answers about Defamation

employment defamation
Can a CEO threaten to pull the contract of a group provider if they refuse to let go a contract employee working at his facility because the person was rude or disrepectful to him/her. Can the contrac...
2 answers  |  asked Nov 1, 2013 2:35 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

employer defamation: negative coding system
RE: the following article; negative reference by employer HR coding system. can we sue for defamation? we may have proof My wife recently discovered that her former employer (the business manager) pro...
2 answers  |  asked Oct 2, 2012 3:47 PM [EST]  |  applies to California

Wrong Termination on Temp. Worker From A Lie Told To Human Resources
I understand temp can be fired and anytime and NY is an "at-will". I also understand that temps are at the bottom of the chain and most people can care less but its not fair to have a supervisor make ...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 22, 2012 6:02 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Can I sue a former employer for giving a bad recommendation?
My friend is a doctor and she was told by her current employer that the previous hospital she worked for gave her a very bad recommendation and the only reason she was hired was because of personal re...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 7, 2012 3:02 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Can I add a future employer reference inquire clause to a employment separation agreement
20 years of service with company- severance offered but concerned the employer will black ball me from future employer reference
1 answer  |  asked Nov 27, 2011 6:42 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Is an employer allowed to continually give bad references?
I was let go from a job and have been unable to find work since. There is no reason I should still be unemployed I am good at my job. I left a previous job to go to the one I was let go from and shoul...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 21, 2011 11:10 AM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

Can I sue for being falsely represented/quoted on Board Meeting Records?
There are records proving that my former employer falsely made me part of a Board of Directors and falsely quoted me on multiple Board Meeting Records without my knowledge. My former employer made it ...
2 answers  |  asked Jul 16, 2011 01:13 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I work in a family owned business and was falsely accused of having a sexual relationship with my employer's husband. Do I have legal grounds to sue for defamation creating a hastall work inviorment, ...
2 answers  |  asked Jun 14, 2011 05:14 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Do I have grounds for defamation law suit?
So I have worked for a company for about 6 months, the supervisor and I got into plenty of arguments and did not get along for most of the time. At some point when I thought things are going good, the...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 1, 2011 11:30 PM [EST]  |  applies to California

How do I protect my professional reputation before I am "set up" to be fired??
I am the director of a PA nonprofit organziation. I have done a fine job going above and beyond my job description throughout my 1 year of employement despite an apathetic and unaccountable board of d...
3 answers  |  asked Mar 21, 2011 7:19 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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