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I was told by my supervisor in Albuquerque, NM that I need
I was told by my supervisor in Albuquerque, NM that I need to agree to her training plan or be terminated (told By her she had HR buy in).The training plan is for a research position that was recently vacated in which I have no significant experience in and is in addition to my regular supervisory duties. I haven't seen the training plan as of yet but the responsibilities for the position is expansive and the training has been intimated to be very aggressive.What are my options?It has been made clear to me that I will be terminated on the spot if I refuse to sign.I have recently filed a harassment/hostile work environment claim with HR regarding this supervisor and my work life has suffered significantly since. I feel this is her way of trying to force me to resign or be fired.
I was terminated yesterday simply stated reason of not being
I was terminated yesterday for a simply stated reason of not being a good fit. I had only been employed there for 11 months. I was subjected to a meeting on Thursday when quite expectantly, my new supervisor gave out a proposed job description for all to review to all attendees. I quickly surmised that much of my job was in that new job description, as was the case for other key employees in the room. Questions and frustrations flew out immediately, I found myself humiliated in front of my coworkers who were very much thinking what I was, "What is going on here? Why is my job being rewritten into another position, NO ONE ever discussed this with me! Even worse was when I questioned some of the key tasks as they relate to my job, I am being told not just by my supervisor but by another Director who is suddenly becoming the spokesperson for this new position that they are not taking away our jobs, just proposing different ideas for this new position. Myself and others were clearly upset, frustrated to hear this other director tell us what was best for our jobs. This man has no authority over me, or my job! My supervisor just let him take the lead and argue with me about what my job entails in front of everyone! At no point did my supervisor ever follow up with me, discuss with me how my job would change or offer support. Instead, without warning or reason, he simply told me on Friday afternoon that this was my last day and he terminated me offering a 3 month severance package. I am 60 years old, getting another job will be difficult at best. The lack of professionalism and the creation of a hostile work environment was just wrong. I f I accept the severance, I can not file any adverse action or suit but I have no other means of support! I will lose my home and car!JA: We have our lovely Black Belt Customer Support team available to help you 24/7.Email***@******.***In the US or Canada 1-***-***-**** Available 6am to 9pm PSTIn the UK 0***-***-****In Australia 1800-679-634In New Zealand 0800-452-621From anywhere else 1-***-***-****Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ArizonaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: The HR Director has many workplace practices documented such as targeted negative treatment, discrimination in pay based upon gender and bullying in the workplace. She has worked tirelessly to advise change but to little or no avail.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Employment Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.
I am a store manager at a large retail chain, I recently
I am a store manager at a large retail chain, I recently received an hr complaint from my assistant claiming I made racist statements and they were found to not be factual. I have since been forced to continue to work along side him and recently he filed an additional complaint stating that he is being retaliated against. Which also is not factual. The employee states he does not want to be transferred and now I am being forced to continue to work with someone I don't trust and cannot form a healthy work relationship with. Now today there was an anonymous complaint that I was being mean to a different employee. I feel like my assistant is attempting to coerce other employees to turn against me and I do not feel like my rights as an employee are being protected. I don't know what to do!
Is there a case "hostile work environment" lawsuit if you
Is there a case for a "hostile work environment" lawsuit if you witness and receive daily meetings with your boss where he talks to you, and others, in a disrespectful, unprofessional and sometime humiliating manner? I am a 45 yr old white male who's profession is a manufacturing supervisor for the L3 communications corporation. I have recently been placed under extreme pressure for making unreasonable sales quotas to cover losses in other sectors of the company. My boss has me under a microscope micromanaging me and my direct reports on a daily basis. It has reached the point of being so unprofessional and unbearable that I went to HR yesterday to complain. During this time of duress I felt I had no option but to give notice of my resignation, because the stress was affecting my health (sleepless nights & anxiety attacks) and family home life. Immediately afterwards my boss hears that I gave notice, but not of impending HR investigation into the "hostile work place" investigation. He asks why I'm leaving and I tell him that I can no longer sit idly by while he talks to myself and others in a unprofessional, disrespectful manner and that the stress is affecting my health and mental well being. He tells me that he talks to everyone that way and that maybe I should step down as manager to a less stressful position. I feel that its unfair to punish me by demoting me when it is his actions that need to change. He is unaware that I have initiated an HR investigation, but when he does I'm sure it will be uncomfortable to continue working for him in any capacity.
I recently resigned from a position of 90 days because the
I recently resigned from a position of 90 days because the person I reported to was verbally and body language abusive on a daily basis. His attitude towards me became more so after I informed him he was intimidating to my staff, etc. long story short- I walked into a mess at this job and accomplished many good things in a short time. When I gave 30 days notice after seeing company execs emailing how incompetent the business office was, I was informed I would be leaving immediately.This company pursued me for months and I resigned my other job for them. They are paying me two weeks resignation pay and waiving a Sign-on bonus and moving expenses. I am now jobless with two mortgages, etc. Do I have any rights here? I have enough proof from other employees to show this is a hostile working environment.Thank you
I am being accused of doing something at work that I did not
I am being accused of doing something at work that I did not do. I will be written up for the incident. Do I have to sign the warning?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: PAJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: my manager does not like me and has been hostile at times. swearing at me for little thingsJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Employment Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.
It has become increasingly hard to do my job at my currentView more employment law questions
It has become increasingly hard to do my job at my current place of employment. On 6/17/16 I was told to sit in a meeting with 9 other employees, by the CEO (my supervisor) and Chief of HR. I was told not to speak unless I was directly asked a question by the CEO. In this meeting I, as well as my team, were accused of being "hostile" by the COO with out any examples of hostility. The meeting was set up by the CEO. After the meeting I received a text from the CEO telling me to 'breath' and that at least now the 'band aid had been ripped off'. Last week the Chief of Product Sales and I were accused by the CEO, in the office of the Chief of HR of drunk and disorderly contact, causing harm internally and on a national level and making comments to others at the conference as well as to outside vendors. We were told to "think about it over the weekend and come back with how to fix the situation" on the following Monday. All of the allegations were false and could be supported by the group we were at the conference with as well as the vendors at the conference. We BOTH sent responses, in writing, to the CEO, Chief of HR and Chief of Staff denying the allegations. We BOTH received emails back from the CEO stating "thank you and the case was closed". This has been a pattern for many years and the person driving the allegations is the COO of the company. What we would like to know is what protection do we have while we both look for other jobs and what our options are. The Product Sales team as well as the Finance team are willing to support allegations of harassment and possibly a hostile work environment. The teams are also ready to quit once we leave.