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I have worked same employer five years but recently i was

I have worked for the same employer for over five years but recently i was promoted. The manager does not like me, I was being trained to replace her friend. Yesterday I was told that I was told people are afraid of me. Well other people on the floor I have worked with for years do not see it. I have never been anything but a model employee, I need to talk to someone?

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Lucy, Esq.

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I've been dealing with extreme bullying few years.

Hi Pearl, I've been dealing with extreme bullying for a few years. Unreasonable deadlines, managers who don't have a clue on the logistics ,, steps, time, issues that arise and analysis to do our jobs. I've been here 18 years, but feel there's definitely a trend to keep discrediting me. Most recently being interrogated on Monday for 1 hour 45 minutes, on why a task was not completed before my vacation. Sorry for rambling, so much more to tell but I'll stop here. I'm grateful for any guidance or options on this. Take Care, CraigJA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box. OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box. Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No

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Asad Rahman

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Have unusual situation-am accountant condo assoc. 2 things

Have unusual situation-am accountant for a condo assoc. 2 things going on - Pres. of the BOD feels that the BOD has supreme power & has control over me because I have a contract with the assoc. There is a unit owner who is a total bully and is seeking to become a BOD member. For some reason, he has sought out to attack me, the accountant, and sent out an e-mail to 50 unit owners in the community stating & referring to me in the e-mail "not the least of which is a financial audit needs to be done to insure accountant wasn't involved in any improprieties. I want to think the best but did you read yesterday's newspaper about the embezzlement?" He was suggesting the possibility of embezzlement, which of course, there is none, and I responded to his letter. I did the letter in a very professional manner stating that in my 30 yrs f practice I had never be confronted with the possibility of an alleged crime such as embezzlement. My focus in the letter was don't assume and don't accuse unless you know it to be a fact. I further stated that they call for an audit and that I would fully cooperate, be open and transparent and that I wanted an apology from him for jumping to conclusions after the results were in. I sent copy of the letter to the BOD and now my problem is that the Pres. of BOD thinks I should have come to the Board about the unsubstantiated allegations. This bully who sent the e-mail has been causing problems for 2 yrs and the Board has not taken any measures to shut him up. My character was seriously being questioned, and if any one of the 50 people who received that e-mail know anyone I am currently doing business with, well, rumors spread like an infectious disease. Question -- I must answer the BOD president and want to state I was right in going direct to the source. My contract does not state that I cannot address a unit owner directly, and I feel an attack was made on my character, mu business, and I responded to the party making the allegation. I honestly believe the President of the BOD and the bully both are of the same meld - get drunk on power. Thanks.

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Samuel II

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I was forced to resign from a part-time circulation desk

I was forced to resign from a part-time circulation desk public library job because a new director took over and did not like me. She lied to the head trustee, who was the only Board member present at the final meeting. I had made a complaint to a Board member about the director's increasing bullying and hostility, and the result was me getting thrown under the bus. I believe I had a right to complain. There is nothing in the handbook about not speaking to a trustee.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New York - at will employmentJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No But I documented everything and it was witnessed by other staff. Everyone is so afraid of this woman, no one will speak up.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I am 66 years old and had been working there for 3 years. The director who hired me (she retired) was shocked (we keep in touch) at the lies this woman told.

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Delta-Lawyer

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I have been working at my company 2 years as a pharmacist.

i have been working at my company for almost 2 years as a pharmacist. It is a union company so I have a steward. They have been harassing me and bullying me for the whole duration. I have been having meetings regarding discipline. Everything that they say is subjective. I have also been forced to go to a work related program to avoid termination of employment. I have to have meetings every 2 weeks regarding my performance. They continuously fault me for everything no matter what I do and are not rationale. I am having serious psychological symptoms pertaining to my job and I wonder how they are getting away with this. What can I do?

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Asad Rahman

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I was just terminated from my job (of 4 years) today. I feel

I was just terminated from my job (of 4 years) today. I feel that I have been targeted, and bullied out of employment. I have been accused of inappropriate behavior towards the staff as well as the resident. I have been accused of poor and unsatisfactory performance and attendance issues. As a result I have suffered loss of wages along with emotional and mental anguish. I would like to consult with someone to discuss these issues further in depth and to understand and excersize my rights. Thank you.

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Marsha411JD

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Can these things be interpreted as workplace bullying: *

Can these things be interpreted as workplace bullying:* went and used a photocopier on another floor to complete a job as photocopier on my floor in use - seen as not a good move even though job was completed.* we had a team meeting on June 9 about putting up posters too far in advance and ordering stationery too soon. This was directed at the team but on June 28 meeting it was directed towards me only.*Told that I am not to come into conversation when supervisor and accounts payable clerk are in social chit chat at her desk. Doesn't relate to you so don't try to get in on this conversation.* Put day wrong on a sign in sheet but had done hundreds of them. Can't be perfect all the time. But considered bad.* Got time wrong on a trade display board but again had done lots of them. Seen as bad.* Temp staff said she was uncomfortable about me perceiving she was late but I never said anything to her about this.* Used mailroom phone to talk to car dealer about boss' company car as more privacy there. Why couldn't you have used your own phone?* Took 2 trips to the post office with the mail but why couldn't you have asked someone to go with you. Seen as not efficient.

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Allen M., Esq.

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I was red full time as an hourly employee. first two months

I was hired full time as an hourly employee. For the first two months I was never given full time hours. I have the schedules to prove it. Even after my boss was repeatedly told that I had to have full time hours by another manager. She finally bullied me into a part time position... I was confronted by her boss as to what happened. I'm now back full time and my boss is doing everything possible, without making it obvious, to make my life miserable. I think she is hoping I will quit. She has talked about me to my peers and I'm now to the point of having serious anxiety when I even think about going to work. It is a very uncomfortable situation. I need to know what I can do. I've lost wages because of her. Would I even have case in this kind of situation? These more to the story, this is just some of what's going on.Thank you.

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P. Simmons

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I am currently working female managers who constantly pick

I am currently working for two female managers who constantly pick on people, are nasty and brow beat. I have documented all the times i have been "called" in the office, after have had my job threatened routinely. There have been group complaints sent to the ex-VP and although both have been reprimanded they seem to pull through it and start all over again. I myself am being singled out alot lately, anything and everything they can think of. ie. we have work lists and both myself and my co-worker work off of she can be behind, but i get chewed out. Her dates can be older but I still hear it, she even said as much to me. I'm planning on retiring at the end of the year but i think they are trying to get rid of me sooner. Where do i stand with this, what do i need to do, I'm afraid to complain to HR because these two are known to retaliate.

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Allen M., Esq.

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Juris Doctor, Cum Laude

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