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You certainly have half of the equation, but there are two parts to a hostile work environment claim. First is the harassment component. You have that here, with the negative treatment. Second though is the illegal motivation, which means that the basis for the treatment is discrimination against your race, religion, gender, age or disability or recent FMLA (medical leave) use.
If you can allege one of those (you didn't mention anything like that in your facts) then you should file a complaint with the EEOC in your state. If you cannot allege one of those, then you would not have a hostile work environment claim. This definition comes from the Supreme Court of the United States and it is universally followed by all courts in the country. Unfortunately, without a discrimination component, a court would consider this generalized harassment which is not illegal in employment law and which courts refer to as "office politics."
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