adverse action


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Adverse Action

Any of a number of measures—e.g., reprimands, sanctions, censure or other negative action—taken against a doctor or professional.
Adverse actions include any of the following: staff privileges involuntarily reduced, withheld, suspended, voluntarily surrendered, resigned, or revoked, or subject to any special provisions, including denial; restrictions; fine; need for counselling, monitoring, medical or psychological evaluation; probation; loss in whole or part; suspension; termination or refused participation with an insurance plan; issuance of a letter of concern; guidance; censure, or reprimand; administrative letter, expiration of privileges without renewal; nonrenewal; being subjected to disciplinary action or other similar actions or limitations; voluntary or involuntary surrender of licensure or status to avoid or in anticipation of any of the above listed disciplinary actions, regardless of whether said action is or may be reportable to the National Practitioner Data Bank or any other officially sanctioned or required registry.

adverse action

Medical malpractice Any of a number of professional reprimands or sanctions. See Incompetence, National Practitioner Data Bank, Staff privileges.
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Similarly, in the second petition a bench on June 12, had directed the respondents including the diocese's bishop and the principal, not take any adverse action against the petitioners.
A reasonable jury could find that Benner believed in good faith that the racial equity policy was illegal, that Benner reported this concern and the school district consequently took adverse action against him, the judge said.
In doing so, it rejected the State Police's argument that the denial of a lateral transfer could be considered an adverse action only if the transfer was a promotion.
An adverse action lasting longer than 30 days is reportable to the NPDB.
The judge further found that although the plaintiff's change in course assignments, removal from the website, and removal as an advisor to students could be adverse actions, each was caused by her voluntary transfer out of the department and could not have been caused by her protected behavior.
Operators can defeat a discrimination claim by showing (1) that no protected activity occurred or (2) that the adverse action was in no part motivated by the protected activity.
The employer should be certain that the discipline or termination is a product of legitimate, non-discriminatory decision-making before the adverse action is imposed.
Some of the most important requirements include using simple, separate disclosure forms; ensuring that hiring policies and procedures comply with the FCRA's regulations, particularly the adverse action notification requirements and any related state and local laws; and seeking the advice of employment counsel to reduce the inherent risks of uncompliant background checking practices.
Again, the bill is somewhat unclear in that it does not define what constitutes "adverse action." For instance, does reprimanding an employee for violating the employer's tardiness policy trigger a report?
Although the Supreme Court also ordered that Sethi will continue to perform as PCB chairman in the interim, he has however, been barred from taking 'adverse action' against 23 employees of the board who were appointed by Ashraf and reinstated on IHC orders, the report added.
The ECB made the comments after it was found that the government had appointed its supports to the central bank and was threatening those that did not support it with adverse action.
(2) In Barclay, the Court clarified the principles that Australian courts must apply in relation to claims of prohibited adverse action under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) ('Fair Work Act').