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Defamation claim based upon ‘insubordination’ statement may proceed (access required)

A former employee’s claim for defamation based on her prior employer’s statement to her new employer that she was terminated for “insubordination” may proceed. The statement can be proven true or false and suggested the employee lacked integrity in performing her job duties. Background Heidi Meredith worked for defendant Nestle Purina Petcare Company from May 2015 until ...