This chapter touched a little bit on employers who retaliate against employees who file discrimination claims. There is often retaliation against the HR manager who supports or agrees with the claim. Every employer has their own interpretation of what they think a disability is but the laws are very clear.
HR managers are often involved in lawsuits of various kinds. I know personally that most of them at my job are discrimination complaints. However, HR managers have to be careful with their findings and how they report after an investigation to an owner because that retaliation can extend to them. An organization can feel as if losing one discrimination claim could open the door to many more and view that HR manager as not on their team.
“HR directors must therefore ensure that the members of their team who handle employees’ legal complaints to not face retaliation for their efforts to prevent or correct discrimination.”