How has the slander affected you? Has it affected ability to seek employment, retaliation by the ex-staff or others? Please clarify?
Well, fortunately I have not encountered any problem, but I do go back to my old place of work everyweek since I car pool my daughter's friend to ballet. I see these ex-coworkers and management and they all give me dirty looks and now I know why... Management began spreading the rumor that I was let go due to insubordination. Spreading rumors and causing trouble.
When I gave my two weeks notice, the environment at work was becoming seriously tense with endless overtime and battling pesonalities. My ex-Director and I spoke in private and she told me she felt that I had done a superb job and that she wanted to not loose me as a friend and with the tension there at work mainly because of my leaving, she would release me from my two weeks notice and she paid me 2 weeks severance pay with holiday pay accumulated.
Is this information also being disclosed to your current employer or prospective employer?
In this area I am not sure, I have applied to other jobs and if they call them, who knows what they would say. While working there, I witnessed a phone call whee an employer was calling to check reference and the Asst. Director answered, "No, I wouldn't recommend". Later she told me that it was for an ex-staff member.
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