Merck’s Efficiency Supplies business develops high-tech solutions for the automotive business. I feel most people aren’t reading the report appropriately. What the report said was that: PROCEDURALLY, there was nothing unlawful about how Palin asked Monegan for his resignation. However, if there have been unlawful reasons for doing so (even partly), Monegan has legal recourse to sue for illegal termination. And if there were illegal causes for the firing (because the report discovered) then the firing itself was illegal (while the PROCEDURE of firing might have been the usual one).
Sure, her firing of Monegan was proper and lawful. But, her knowingly allowing her subordinates to strain Monegan to fireplace Wooten was not! While the report says this will have been a contributing factor in her firing of Monegan, the firing itself is not relevant to the discovering that she violated the Ethics Act. You called my argument a canard, … Read more