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I have just received a third written warning from my

I have just received a third written warning from my manager. In the write up, it mentions an email from July 19th. The manager has only been an employee for 2 weeks. I believe I am being targeted to be fired by the assistant lead. I am a 64 year old woman and the assistant is a 50 year old man. Everything was fine until he was hired last October. He ask one of my coworkers to spy on the rest of us and tell him what was said about him. I said to a coworker that I thought he was incompetent. That lead to someone keying my car twice on the same day. Nothing was done. I did file a Police report. Anyway, what can I do when the company fires me?

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Barrister

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I work at a major auto and created tech used globally, and

I work at a major auto and created tech used globally, and have been recognized as the inventor/architect of a set of tools allowing global visual communication. (I received the top award in the company for this). At the beginning of 2016, a decision was made by leadership to split the team into two orgs. I wrote to leadership stating why I thought it was a bad idea, and asked to discuss it with them. No response. My old boss had been harassing me by communications (email and verbal convos) which call in to question to people I am working with the direction I am leading the tech. Also, she had a person who works for her (my former peer when we both worked in the same org) move out the contents of my office without my knowledge. This violated Union rules as well. The union millwright moved the packed up boxes and contents back to my office, where they sat for months while HR did an investigation. After two months, I unpacked my office, tired of waiting. Several items from my office were broken or damaged, including my award. Then a few weeks later I was formally disciplined by HR, who said that unpacking my office (and voicing dissent to them and to the team over management decisions to split the team into two orgs) was a hostile act and I exhibited "poor leadership behaviors". This has been written in a disciplinary doc and in my interim perf review. Is this just something I have to put up with, because it isn't a violation of race, religion, gender...?

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John

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I work for a hedge fund as a Compliance Officer. I started

Hi. I work for a hedge fund as a Compliance Officer. I started working there back in April of this year and the firm is located in Dallas, Texas. My boss, the CCO, has disparaged me in front of my peers many times and also wanted to speak to me about my resume, which she attached to the meeting planner when I started working at this firm many months ago. She then canceled the meeting and scheduled it for tomorrow. I think I'm going to get terminated soon, so just wanted to know if I had a cause of action for hostile work enviornment as everyone in the firm see's me in the same fashion she does. I have some documents depicting her rudeness but most of the abuse is verbal from her or my colleagues who are the same level as me. We all report into my boss, the CCO. I guess my question is should I quit or just have them terminate me and then see a law firm with my all my documentation in hand? I think this might constitute as a hostile work situation.Any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated.Regards,Raj

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Allen M., Esq.

JAG officer and former adjunct prof.

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I worked at Pantex DOE site in Texas for 13 years. I am not

I worked at Pantex DOE site in Texas for 13 years. I am not in a union. I was bullied, I had no civil right and I was terminated by a new supervisor. Do I have any rights or how do I go about getting my job back?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: yes, a female that did not think I had a chance.JA: What advice did they give you?Customer: get another job else where.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I was treated bad, I was denied any rights. I've always been a good employee. This new supervisor just has a big ego.

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John

Attorney

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I work as a "part time" team lead (I have no real authority)

I work as a "part time" team lead (I have no real authority) for a company that is contracted with a supermarket chain, my Supervisor called me into a meeting with an assistant store manager for this chain, during the meeting he proceeded to reprimand me in front of this Assistant store manager and show me problems with the team I lead, after providing me with photos of mistakes one of my team did he told me he had no choice but to give me a written warning ( my second one for a team member I have no authority over).Can he do this? What about workplace confidentiality, this supervisor has told me of other personal issues that I really don't feel I needed to know about, he has altered my work reporting tablet which also came up in this meeting and accused me of entering false information.There are what I feel other work place violations with this company but are too many to ask.

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I was working in a place that was a very hostile

I was working in a place that was a very hostile environment, Cursed at remarks made that all white people are stupid, know one was known too be more stupid than white people, certain ones coming too work stoned and smelling of weed and alcohol. I addressed the manager with these issues several but nothing was or is being done about it. It got too a point where I couldn't take anymore so I quit 08-15-2016.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No Sir,JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: It had gotten too a point this place was making me sick I was constantly throwing up, nerves got too a point I'm having trouble sleeping.

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Patrick, Esq.

Doctoral Degree

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What are the odds of suing an employer for bullying after

What are the odds of suing an employer for bullying after you resign (in NY Civil Service)JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NY and winning the case alsoJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: full time civil service I am not in UnionJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: civil service is not at will

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Patrick, Esq.

Doctoral Degree

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I WORK FOR AN OIL CHANGE SHOP THAT CONSIST OF ABOUT 15

I WORK FOR AN OIL CHANGE SHOP THAT CONSIST OF ABOUT 15 EMPLOYEES.RECENTLY THERE ARE THREE EMPLOYEES WHO TOOK PICTURES OF OWER CUSTOMRES AND CONTINUE TO SHOW THEM AND SAY IT LOOK LIKE ME BECAUSE IT SHOWS A MAN LOOSING HIS HAIR WHO IS AFRICAN AMERICAN. IN THE LAST 10DAYS THE COMPANY HIRED AN AFRICAN AMERICAN EMPLOYEE AND NOW THE JOKE IS THAT WE LOOK ALIKE .I CONFRONTED THIS ONE EMPLOYEE AND ASK HIM TO STOP AND HE STATED HE DIDNT CARE FOR THEM... THE REST OF THE EMPLOYEES FEED IN TO THIS AND ITS BECOME UNCOMFORTABLE AND STRESSFUL AT WORK. THE MANAGER IN CHARGE OVER HEARD THE ARGUMENT AND HAD HER HAND DIRTY AND SAID TO ME " LOOK IM STARTING TO LOOK LIKE YOU. I REALLY DONT WANT ANYONE TO GET FIRED BUT JUST FEEL IF I QUIT AND WALK AWAY NOT VERY PROUD OF MY DECISION AND A BEAT UP FEELINGI'N BEEN WITH THE COMPANY FOUR YEARS IN GOOD STANDING.

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Patrick, Esq.

Doctoral Degree

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An employee threatened me with my job, said that I was a

An employee threatened me with my job, said that I was a worthless manager and that I didn't know what I was doing. Among other epithets. Interesting, I had hired the employee and he had been on the job 2 weeks. My company does not want to fire him, since he has very good skills in his area of expertise. This is just the final straw in what has been 6 months of discrimination and a hostile work environment. Do I have a case to sue?

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Loren

Juris Doctor

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