Defamation by Slander and Libel in the Workplace and Recommendations to Avoid Legal Liability

@article{Cavico2018DefamationBS,
  title={Defamation by Slander and Libel in the Workplace and Recommendations to Avoid Legal Liability},
  author={Frank J. Cavico and Bahaudin G. Mujtaba},
  journal={Public Organization Review},
  year={2018},
  pages={1-16}
}
  • Frank J. Cavico, Bahaudin G. Mujtaba
  • Published 2018
  • Economics
  • Public Organization Review
  • Defamation, or defamation of character, is heard often in the media when one person has supposedly made a false statement that harmed another’s reputation in some manner. However, the legal wrong or tort of defamation can take place in the employment context when employers or managers make an intentionally false statement that harms an employee’s character and career. This article illustrates the difference between “slander” and “libel” and discuss the privileges and defenses to defamation… CONTINUE READING

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