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Thank you for your post. Please permit me to assist you with your concerns.I think I see what the management is concerned about. The specific examples that you listed, such as dirty syringes, or the patient bags, although they may not be physically attributed to anyone by name, can still be attributed by internal comments and common knowledge. In that sense if someone is the one who was causing the examples that you brought up, it can be seen as 'demeaning' and as you bringing them publicly to task, essentially chiding them in public for private faults.I do agree that I did not see any ill intent with your comments, and frankly the email was written as a means of bringing everyone together. But management may see it as a formal identification of liabilities and likewise a means of calling out individuals indirectly. I do not see it that way, but I can see others making such a conclusion, especially if this is an office that is primarily run by female staffers. This is not a sexist comment on my part (so please forgive me in advance), but typically men tend to be more direct with their comments so the comments are not 'read into' as often, but comments by women especially to other women at the workplace can at times be unfairly and unreasonably read to mean more than what is written on the printed word.Hence, the best defense is to point out what the comments actually state, that nobody was being called out, but instead appreciation was given, and any thought to the contrary was unintentional and not meant to take place.Hope that helps.
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