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I am the supervisor of an employee that was told today that

I am the supervisor of an employee that was told today that she would be taken out of her nurse manager position in 10 days. She was offered a lower position to work on the floor as a charge nurse with different hours and less money. She has been with the company for 9 years and a nurse manager for the past year. The administrator interviewed someone she thought would be better as a nurse manager and hired her as the nurse manager.

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Patrick, Esq.

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My wife is a teacher at a very prominent private school in

My wife is a teacher at a very prominent private school in our area. Her principal has clearly been bullying her for a second year in a row now. The signs are classic according to the testimonials I have read on the internet; singling her out in front of her peers, excluding her on "All Teachers" emails, constantly scrutinizing her work, sitting in on her class repeatedly (when she does not do this to other teachers), either totally ignoring her in front of others or being very hateful and rude if she does talk to her, meeting with my wife and telling her "she is only keeping my wife because she has to this year", coming in her room ranting and raving, degrading my wife and her abilities with parents who will listen, etc, etc, etc. Teachers have started telling my wife they don't know how or why she is putting up with this principal and how she is treating my wife. This is affecting not only my wife's mental condition it is also affecting her physically and caused many doctor visits and bills. She can't afford to quit and has approached HR several times and they are unwilling to do anything because this principal's husband is on the schools board of directors. They are also very large donors to this school. My wife is a different person and seems to be trapped. What are our recourse's or options?JA: Can you tell me what state this is in? And how long has this been going on?Customer: We are in Texas. It started last school year and has escalated this year since school started in May.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Only to HR. My wife also met with the Headmaster of the school last year and he said to meet with the principal and "pray together and try to work it out." She tried as the Headmaster suggested and it only made the situation worse. HR openly agreed with my wife but said there was nothing they could do.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: My wife does have a lot of documentation and even has a conversation with this principal recorded on her cell phone.

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I was written up and fired the day after I asked for a

I was written up and fired the day after I asked for a raise.I asked for a bump in pay because they tried to change my hours to 50+ per week when i had been working 40 for six months (M-F) They tried to bully me into signing a document stating that I would work nights and weekends too, as determined by the GM.When I refused to sign, they said I was resigning from my position. When I stated I was not resigning, I was told to leave the building immediately.Is this wrongful termination/retaliation?Thank you!

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Loren

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I am a woman and work at a place where I am constantly

i am a woman and work at a place where I am constantly bullied and harassed by a Vice president (male). I have worked at this engineering firm for over 14 years. I had meetings with other senior mgmt. that agrees that this VP targets me and “goes after me”. Not only has he said very inappropriate rite things such as “I am not your Bitch” when asked of him to help me carry reports to a client meeting and he also have told me to “sit there and look pretty”. (These are some examples). He also goes out of his way to lie about my performance to customers and to internal staff. He constantly berates me in front of my team and in front of everyone else in the firm.I have told the head of our division about this and he recognize that this VP does this to me, but said and I quote “ if I were to do something about it and talk to Dave, he would just make things worse for you”. I responded that this was unfair and that I cannot take the harassment any longer.I feel that I cannot go to my HR department because the head of our Division, Randy told me that VP of HR does not like me “cuz I am pretty”. I have a witness to this, one of our project accountant was there when this was told to me. I was also informed that another HR person didn't like me either. I feel stuck and feel I cannot do anything.Due to the harassment, I have not been able to sleep at nite and I have anxiety. There has been many people in my firm that can validate what I am saying. Even our director of finance said “he goes after you, you know it is because you are a women”.I feel everyone knows this behavior is harassment, but no one is doing anything about it. Part of it they say..”oh it is just Dave”I am at a crossroads, should I seek a file a harassment and get a lawyer?

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Actually yes. I have worked for a company for 5 years now.

Actually yes. I have worked for a company for 5 years now. The Vice President of Sales is a bully and has a lot of power. He has said many demeaning things over the years, but today in particular he said things in front of a group of colleagues. His exact words where, " you are just dumb". I want to take action with HR, but based on my HR text book it is not necessarily illegal unless i am discriminated against in someway.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MichiganJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: at willJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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Marsha411JD

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Can I ask you another question? Given my situation, if I

Can I ask you another question? Given my situation, if I resign from my hostile work environment, can I collect unemployment?

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Patrick, Esq.

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I was bullied and harassed by the VP of my company. I would

Hi, I was bullied and harassed by the VP of my company. I would like to resign as it has become a very hostile environment but I would also like to write a grievance or complaint letter before leaving. Should I combine that with my resignation letter? I feel I'm being forced to leave due to her intimidation and belittlingJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: californiaJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: "at will". No union. Full timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I was planning on resigning tomorrow, this is causing me a great deal of stress.

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Patrick, Esq.

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I work for a school district. I work in the kitchen. Last

I work for a school district. I work in the kitchen. Last year, I was harassed/bullied by another worker in another department. This went on for 9 months. This year, the bully is directing her sites on a co-worker in my kitchen and is doing the same thing.I did tell my supervisor last year about what was going on and she told me that they couldn't do anything as she was in a different department.My question is.... are we suppose to just put up with this?? Can some thing be done to put a stop to this bullying. I am finding it very difficult to just accept that I'm suppose to just accept this, cause I can't.

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Ely

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Short term disability appeal claim denied. My disability

Short term disability appeal claim denied. My disability started on 6/17/2016 and I went on disability because my boss blew up at me for the third time and the stress was just too much. I come from an abusive childhood as well as an abusive marriage and just broke down from the stress. I did go to a doctor because I had uncontrollable diarrhea that seemed to start whenever it wanted to and I had no control. The doctor I first saw who was my family doctor he saw me twice then he decided to transfer and I has to wait at least a couple of weeks to see his replacement. My job is a Customer Service Rep in an insurance agency and according to The Hartford they don't see any reason why I couldn't do my job...I tried to explain about the diarrhea but they said that wasn't good enough????

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