Hello my name is XXXXX XXXXX and I think I'm being herassed for complaining about a fellow employee....With in 2 weeks I was wrote up for stupid reasons 3 times...pryer to me complaining to the owner about what was going on I never had any one complain about my work...Heres what happend....After telling the owner that I was being treated rudely by a fellow employee and about the work not being done and left for me everytime I come into work they wrote me up for being bossy to that employee...I asked how an I being bossy I dont even work directly with her she works in another house...She is the one calling my house and hanging up and coming over to my house telling me how to do my job. (she has only been working with the elderly for 1 yr I have been working with them for 20) They could not answer me on how im bossy they said everyone complained about it when asked and I found out they never even asked anyone anything about me just about the other employee....They then at the same time as wrote me up for doing the check list of work they give us to do and if we dont do it we get into trouble...So I got wrote up for doing my job....They told me to do my outside work after the residents go to bed (Really in the dark you want me picking tomatoes and watering the garden and cleaning the porch at 10 pm at night? He said yes after the residents go to bed or take them outside with you...I responded I will not force a resident who is in their 80's and 90's to go outside so I can clean when they dont want to thats against residents rights) they then tricked me into going to noc shift by offering me an extra shift if I did it I agreed only if I got the extra shift and 2 weeks later they forced me to go to noc shift and didnt keep their word on the extra shift...As soon as they moved me to noc shift they started complaning about all my work...This week i worked all week sick ( head cold no fever no diaharea no vomiting so I was not contagis) on my last night before my day off I came to work at 12am still had a head cold going on and a little headache I went about my night like I always do popping meds, baking desserts, cleaning, checking the residents I was cleaning the residents bathroom and my headache turned into a migraine I got real dizzy and threw up because the pressure was horable in my head all I needed was 30 min to get rid of my migraine so I could finish my shift out. All the resident were sleeping so I went into the living room and turned out the lights took 2 800mg ibprophen and laid down on the couch and closed my eyes so the throbbing would stop 15 min after I laid down just to get rid of the migrain my boss came sneeking in took 3 quick pics of me on the couch...The min those 3 flashes went off it shot a massavie pain through my head I opened my eyes he starts yelling at me telling me to get off my ass and do my job that this was bullshit and I try to tell him how bad my headache was and that I was just trying to get it to stop but he didnt care he left me there throwing up head just pounding and walked out...I got wrote up for sleeping on the job and suspended for 3 days....all for just trying to take 30 min to get rid of a migrain....The house manager said I should have called her Really you dont answer the phone after a certain time and u didnt come to work that day because you were sick...She tried turning it around on me but I said how can I call you guys in the middle of the night heck the owner was here and didnt care he walked out and I would not have been pulling 102 to 120 hours in a 2 week pay poeriod if there was someone eles to work the shifts and on top of everything eles he never pays me all the overtime I do he only pays straight time....I don't know what to do everyday I wonder what I will get into trouble for when I go into work....I started keeping logs when this all started of everything I do and when they found out I did that they said your just trying to cover your ass I said yes I am...I just don't know what to do everything I was told at hiring has turned out to be a lie and if you say anything about what is going on you get told your to crittlcle or they didn't do that or say that or treat the residents like that...The funny thing is the house manager did nothing but complain about the employee I was haveing a hard time with ( I avoid her at all cost now that I know she can get away with everything) for the first 2 weeks I work there I heard all about the problem they have with her and the other employee she didn't like...The house manager is half the problem she has no idea what professional behavior is....You don't tell the new person about the problems with the employees or talk the other employees down to the new hires...My first 2 days there I new who was the call offs alot who was the gossuper who was lazy caregiver....Its ok for them to talk crap to other employees but not ok to come to them about real concerns....Please do I have any legal course I can take.
No it has to do with a girl that works at the facility...She has been treating me rudely and lieing to protect herself and the house manager protecs her for some reason...It all started with her coming into the house I am working in...I take care of 4 gentlemen and 2 lady's a 6 bed facility...She works in our house across the street...She came in and started telling me how to do my job and that I was not doing my job right...(.I have been a care giver for 25 yrs I have been through more training than she could possibly know..She has been doing this for a yr with no training what so ever..) I told her to leave and go back to her house and worry about her residents...ever since that day its been nothing but rudeness and childish games that in my opinion hurt the residents...I have said something for 3 months to the house manager and she tells me your to critical of her ...no im just trained right and she's gonna hurt someone and the things she says to the residents boarders on abuse in my opinion....They ignored the situation...It finally came to a head ans we had words and i was the only one who got into trouble...Crystal and Dennis protected her when I went to the owner. Crystal took the things I said to the owner and made it out to be that im bossy nothing i said to the owner or the blow up between me and the other employee had to do with my write up.
They said they talked to all my coworkers and they all said that I act like im the boss...So I go and apolagize to my coworkers and they say they never asked us about you only about jackie and how she is with them....So why am I getting wrote up when my coworkers all said that they never asked how I worked only Jackie How does that make me bossy? All I did was ask jackie if she had a problem with me so we could work it out and she went off on me....so i got wrote up 2 times in 5 min and a week later again as well as complaints about my work and pryer to me talking to the one owner there were no complaints about my work and i was never wrote up...Now im been tricked and lied to about noc shift and moved there even though i dont want the shift perminatly im being made to keep it...I love what I do and I take pride in my work and everything was fine till I had enough and said something now i have 3 write ups in one week thats a first for me....on top of it I was working 103 to 120 hours in 2 weeks getting no overtime because he dont pay overtime he said and now all of a sudden I dont get to pick up any extra shifts everyone eles does.
Oh and one of the write up's was a suspenction for 3 days with out pay because at 245am all residents sleeping I had a migraine come on and had a head cold all week they all new I had a head cold going on and needed to let some ibprophen kick in and take it away so i could finish out my work so i layed down for 30 min in the living room with it being dark so my migraine would go away closed my eyes tryed to relax dennis came in and took 3 quick pics of my eyes closed on the couch...he came in at 3am...I tried to tell him I was not sleeping I was just trying to get my migraine to go away he yelled at me told me to get my ass up and do my job that this was bullshit...he then stormed out and i threw up because my head was pounding and 3 days later he suspended me.
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