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I was informed by my boss that a coworker has made false statements

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I was informed by my boss that a coworker has made false statements about me and put my job at risk. They were very specific statements such as " I have not returned messages to my boss in weeks and if he says something to me I'll quit" In fact I have never not responded to a message from my boss - so that simply untrue. In addition they said I told the I was taking a job with a competitor and it was perceived as a "threat" how would that be a threat, in addition they said I told them several other coworkers are also being recruited by the same competitor - which is foolish as how would I ever know that? I have received a tense verbal discussion with my boss and a written follow up of these acquisitions. Also, they asked me to respond in writing and that I should know the story has been corroborated - which makes even less sense as its not true
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  wallstreetfighter replied 2 years ago.
Hello and welcome.
My name is***** am a Licensed practicing attorney and my goal is to provide you with excellent service today.
This is an unfortunate situation, you should send a letter denying the allegations, and threaten a defamation lawsuit against the coworkers as well.
You should consider having an Attorney send a Cease and Desist letter to the co workers as well, stating that if they do not cease in the defamatory statements you will sue them.
Expert:  wallstreetfighter replied 2 years ago.
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