California Employment Law
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For instance, he blamed me for one of his staff not getting approved travel orders in time to meet their request but he did not follow procedure and approve those travel orders so I knew I could have my staff make the arrangements. He told his staff it was my fault, so they came crying to me about the problem when he and my supervisor told me that they "want to teach her a lesson". When his staff person left on travel without a travel order, he also blamed me and my staff. He's called my ideas idiotic in front of staff, but then after discussion we adopted my idea for change in a program. He's accused me of obfuscating information as it relates to our budget.
No, it's not apparent from a "legal" standpoint that he's treating me different than everyone else because of my race; he's native American and plays up the racist card to the point of engaging in reverse racism because his supervisor is terrified of him. He's a bully, has noted his distaste of white people in the office despite that is 98% of the office, and he's chauvinistic -- particularly hates strong white women. That said, I doubt any EEO counselor would say that I have a case, yet, but that doesn't change the fact it's really impacting our office and office morale.
Yes, a co-worker. A known problem manager. The second in charge for our region (we are a federal agency) called him "inhumane" but he did so in an "off-the-record" conversation with me.
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