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Paid leave is not an ‘unfavorable personnel action’ (access required)

Where a bank employee was placed on paid leave after she complained about her colleagues’ conduct, her allegation that the bank violated the antiretaliation provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, or SOX, fails. Placing an employee on paid administrative leave does not, in and of itself, constitute a material adverse action for purposes of a retaliation ...