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In regards XXXXX XXXXX relocation repayment, the language used in your letter is not determinative,
you can still argue that you were forced to leave due to the hostile work environment,
however, you have to provide evidence of this, and any prior emails, or letters complaining of their actions can be used to prove your point,
You can also bring a constructive discharge lawsuit,
if they sue you for the relocation bonus,
a constructive discharge is when the employer forces an employee to leave there job,
due to the employment condition allowed by the employer.
essentially forcing them to leave by making their continued employment so dificult that a reasonable person would have no other choice to leave?
you can counter sue them with such an action,
and try to prove your case,
can the HR person be compelled to testify?
in a lawsuit you can have the Court order them to appear, and testify,
so there conversation and any notes they took of the conversation would have to be produced.
yes, in a civil suit, you can ask for everything through the discovery process,
and thank you for the quick feedback this was enormously helpful. You pretty much covered my questions.
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