“[T]he summary judgment evidence supports an inference that the [new position] is ‘objectively worse’ than the [original] position . . . .” Petrie, 904 F. Supp. 2d at 584. “Plaintiff further attests that the duties associated with the [new] position were more dangerous than those performed” in his original position. Id. His new duties
Reassignment from a regular schedule with weekends and holidays off to an irregular schedule which may include weekends and holidays constitutes evidence of an adverse employment action.
“[T]he summary judgment evidence supports an inference that the [new position] is ‘objectively worse’ than the [original] position . . . .” Petrie v. City of Grapevine, 904 F. Supp. 2d 569, 584 (N.D. Tex. 2012). Plaintiff’s original position “operated on a regular Monday-through-Friday schedule, with weekends and holidays off. By contrast, as a…
An employee pressured into endorsing a demotion does not voluntarily suffer an adverse employment action.
“[Plaintiff] has demonstrated a genuine issue of material fact regarding the ‘voluntariness’ of her demotion. She claims that she was pressured into the demotion – and badgered into putting her acceptance of the demotion in writing – by [Defendant].” Mercer, 2013 WL 164107 at *9.