Middle Manager Discriminates, Senior Managers Pay

November 4th, 2004 by

Can senior managers be held liable if a middle manager lies about the reasons for terminating an employee? You bet they can. In a recent federal case outlined in the Boston Globe, a court awarded $827,000 to a 62 year old former branch manager at Hertz Equipment Rental Corp. The fired manager had transformed a money-losing branch to profitability, but was fired by senior managers for