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FRANCE—Disparaging one’s manager in a private e-mail does not justify termination

An employee sent an e-mail to a colleague including a fictitious CV with denigrating comments about his manager. The “friendly” colleague transmitted the litigious CV to the concerned manager, who made a case out of it, leading to the termination of the author of the fictitious CV for serious misconduct.

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