Retaliatory Counseling Can Create Liability

In Tuli v. Brigham & Women’s Hospital, et al, No. 08-2026, before the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, the plaintiff had provided adverse criticisms of her supervisor as part of her job as a Quality Assurance and Risk Management Committee member.  When the plaintiff’s professional credentials were later scheduled for renewal, her supervisor indicated that plaintiff’s behavior, which included mood swings, would benefit from anger management training.

WHAT THIS MEANS TO YOU:  If you believe that required counseling may directly impact your career or create a stigmatic impact on your professional reputation, and has been ordered as a result of what you believe was a retaliatory action, you may have recourse.  Contact Muller Law or another employment lawyer to learn how this decision applies to you particular situation.