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Brandon v. Sage Corp.

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Is a Threatened Pay Cut an Adverse Action? Fifth Circuit Issues Pro-Employer Ruling in Retaliation Case

Ogletree Deakins • February 08, 2016
In Brandon v. Sage Corp., the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a decision from the Western District of Texas granting summary judgment in favor of a truck driving school. The issue in the case concerned whether the threat of a 50 percent pay cut constituted an adverse employment action sufficient to establish a prima facie case of retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.