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I am in a leadership position at a university. One of the

I am in a leadership position at a university. One of the people who reports to me, who holds the title of Director, decided to reorganize her department last year. She had one manager and three analysts. She determined that the organization would be better served with four analysts reporting directly to her. She met with HR and the manager and said we were going to pilot this. The manager would not lose her title or salary but would no longer have direct reports and her duties would change. This was done to serve a business need and I've been told that the university does this often. As long as there is no loss in title or salary, and there is a legitimate business need, it's ok.This manager immediately went out on medical leave claiming that this caused her undue stress. A few months later, after still not returning to work, she filed a formal racial discrimination complaint against the director. After a few more months of investigation it was found (formally) that there was no basis for the complaint and she was medically cleared to return to work. She then presented a medical excuse (documented by a physician) stating that she could not return to work to the director.In order to comply with employment law, I worked to make an accommodation. Under a different director within my department, we created an analyst position where she could use her skills, maintain her pay, and keep her title - although she would not have any staff people reporting to her. This was about a month ago.She has refused to return to work because she is not satisfied with the accommodation. She is insisting on a manager role with staff and an office. I've been asking our HR department to try to find her something in another department (it's a large university) and they have refused. They say she needs to come back to my department or it will be viewed as retaliation. I don't have that level of a position so the only thing I could do would be to create one. I don't feel this is in the best interest of the department or the university. I'm now being told that I am putting the organization at risk by not honoring her requests. They are fearing a law suit from the employee.In my view, neither I nor my department has done anything wrong. We have followed the law and made an earnest attempt to accommodate her return. I am feeling threatened by my employer and bullied by this employee. For a little extra background, this employee has a history of mistreating people. I've had 6 employees and one fellow manager bring me complaints about her abusive behavior. When I contacted HR to conduct an investigation, they refused. Is there any legal grounds that I have that I can fight back with? (FYI - the employee is in 3 protected classes and I am in 2 protected classes.)Thanks.

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