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I am a BOA Trainee for Edward Jones - I have been with them

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I am a BOA Trainee for XXXXX XXXXX - I have been with them for 8 months. Last week my boss had me "written" up for "not paying attention to detail" and has had me put on probation for one year - no transfers, no raises, no bonuses. The training for the the first six months of employment was working with modules on the computer and testing - which I passed. The past two months she has been giving me things to do that I have never done before, and I have called our Home Office for direction at all times. They didn't catch an error I made, and have repeatedly been given incorrect information - hence the lack of "paying attention to detail". I don't feel that I have been trained properly do the work in question and my boss will not answer any questions regarding these issues.   I left work Friday thinking I would not go back, but I am a good worker and I AM DETAIL ORIENTED. I will be terminated as soon as anything questionable comes up again. Is it better to quit or be terminated?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 5 years ago.
Is any of the conduct based on your race, gender, age or nationality?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
No
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 5 years ago.
Legally, the employer has discretion to do as it pleases where not discriminatory. So thinking long term, if termination is not debatable, resignation looks better for prospective employers.   
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Thank you so much. Thanks to your answer I think I might be able to finally sleep tonight!
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 5 years ago.
You are welcome.

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