Supervisor's 'mocking' comments are 'troubling,' but not unlawful

Sometimes supervisors say and do things that make your hair stand on end. But although their behavior might be unfair, unkind, juvenile, and maybe even boorish, it isn't unlawful. The following article discusses a recent case from the Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (which covers North Dakota) involving allegations of retaliatory discharge by an employee who endured her supervisor's "mocking" comments after she disapproved of his "edgy," unprofessional, "Do as I say, not as I do" approach to management. Let's look at what happened. Read More...