G.R. No. 214092, January 11, 2016
Echo received information about shortages in peso value arising from the movement of products to and from its warehouse. After an immediate audit, Echo suspected that there was a conspiracy among the employees in the warehouse. Since an uninterrupted investigation was necessary, Echo, in the exercise of its management prerogative, decided to re-assign the staff. The respondents were among those affected
Enriquez issued a memorandum informing the respondents of their transfer to the Delivery Section, which was within the premises of Echo’s warehouse. The transfer would entail no change in ranks, status and salaries.