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Depending on the situation, the supervisor may opt to fire the employee, and even sue the employee for defamation of character.
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The lie told by my employee to my supervisor was that I said a sexist comment and that I mentioned information about an employee on FMLA leave. IN addition this employee has in the past lied about her supervisor then because he too was correcting her work.
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