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    An employee receives a letter of reprimand that goes in his personnel file but is not demoted and does not suffer any other action. Does the letter constitute an adverse employment action?

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    An employee receives a letter of reprimand that goes in his personnel file but is not demoted and does not suffer any other action. Does the letter constitute an adverse employment action?

    Solution:

    To qualify by law as an adverse employment action, the act must meet certain criteria. The act must:

    (1) be materially adverse (more than an inconvenience);
    (2) the claimant must have an objective basis ...

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    The solution discusses if the letter constitutes an adverse employment action.

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