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Hi there, I have been undermined by someone who reports to

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Hi there, I have been undermined by someone who reports to me. My name & reputation have been ruined in 4 years. I desperately need assistance as I walked out of my job last week; after 25 years. This person has used her staff to gang up against me. My boss does not support me anymore and has disciplined me for what people say; even what people think. I am considering a few disputes, namely, against the person concerned, the people who knew what was going on and through their silence are implicated, then my boss (employer) for not providing a safe, fair environment and for perpetuating the problem. I hope you can give me some guidance, direction, and possibly also where I can get legal representation (Sandton). Thanks. Bev
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: South Africa Law
Expert:  JJ replied 1 year ago.

Hi and welcome!

Thank you for giving me the opportunity to assist you.

Is this purely performance related issues or were there defamatory remarks made as well?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes, it's defamation of character. She twists everything I say and do. It's like being under a microscope.it's malice and sabotage. Rumor mongering - she will get her staff to complain about me then she sits back and tells my boss how wonderful I am. She will sell her own staff under the bus. She has ruined people's careers by making them believe that I am a rotten apple and that their only way out is to resign. I don't know if I can recover from this. I am being treated for depression.
Expert:  JJ replied 1 year ago.

Hi Bev

It certainly sounds like there is merits in your case. As you have indicated that you are in Sandton I have provided you with a link for assistance infinding the right person to assist you. You will need a lawyer to progress the matter either in the CCMA or on a civil claim basis. It certainly sounds like here was an element of constructive dismissal as well.

http://www.attorneys.co.za/AttorneyHomePage.asp?AttorneyID=3227&CompanyID=293

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