Thank you for responding. I am quite disappointed with the answer. I wasn't looking for the perfect answer, but the employer allows a "hostile" environment by continuing to show disrespect towards employees. The new employee I mentioned has continued to make negative comments toward me and when my supervisor gives me certain tasks, she takes it upon herself to do that task without telling me or asking me if she could help.
My main reason for asking for the advice was that since there is no HR person, there is no one in the company who can step in or provide assistant to try and resolve a situation on behalf of an employee or supervisor. Here it is simply, every man or woman for himself or herself. This kind of behavior or environment wouldn’t continue in an office where there is HR people. Isn’t the main purpose of an HR Dept. to promote and provide a healthy work environment and offer advice when it is needed.
Thank you for your time.
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