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This is an extremely short version of events. I worked as

This is an extremely short version of events. I worked as a secretary for 17 years at an Elementary School. In August 2013, the principal started harassing/bullying me, to the point that I filed a grievance in November, and asked the Associate Superintendent to move me to another school. I was moved to another school in November. In December 2013, my daughter became extremely ill and I put in for Family Medical Leave which I was granted. My daughter stayed in the hospital until February 25, 2014. My FMLA ran out March 27, 2014. During the time my daughter was sick, I was dealing with her illness, and also the weight of not having a paycheck and the outcome of the grievance that I had filed. Once my FMLA ran out, I put in for extended leave to care for my daughter and myself. I have been diagnosed with PTSD, anxiety and depression. In May 2014, the principal was placed on administrative leave, pending the investigation. In June, I was contacted by the school systems attorney stating that there was going to be a hearing in July because the principal was fighting her dismissal. This also added to my PTSD, anxiety and depression because I did not want to face this woman. I met with the attorney's to go over information that they had, and found out that the principal had submitted false documents and statements from her coworker friends. Basically the principal stated that I was retaliating because I had been written up the month prior to me filing the complaint. The documents that the attorney's showed me were bogus. I had NEVER seen those document ever, nor had I ever been written up. The documents were not signed nor were they in my personnel file, but she had submitted them to her attorney. Once I verified that the documents were false, the principal dropped her case against the County and she was eventually fired. Do I have a case against the principal?

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False harassment

Recently I was demoted from my position at work due to a false accusation of Sexual Harassment. I completed my company's grievance procedure with no positive results. It is my belief that my company acted negligent in retaining the employee who filed the claim due to a consistent pattern of misconduct, prior to this claim. The claim itself was retaliation for me taking appropriate actions against the employee for said behavior. I also believe that they neglected to properly and fairly investigate the incident, due to stating that they utilized an "Outside investigator" who previously worked for the company. Lastly the circumstance under which they said it occurred is not a violation of our company's Sexual Harassment policy, which is clearly outlined in our yearly training as well as written policy. Can i sue my Employer?

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Im working in afghanistan and I would like to know what are

Im working in afghanistan and I would like to know what are the legal action I can take if a co worker have told my supervisor of his threat on my life, witnessed by another co worker and the company has not responded accordingly, bringing back this person to work.

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i was attacked at work by my shop manager i have injered ribs

i was attacked at work by my shop manager i have injered ribs i am now being asked three weeks later to fill out an incedent report my boss is still my boss now i have anxsiety becuse if nothin was done about it it can happen any time againjust really stressfull if i am fired

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I work for a company in California and work with an employee

I work for a company in California and work with an employee whom if she gets upset with you blurts out sayings but mostly "Snitches get stitches", which basically means she'll hurt you. This has been reported to our HR a few times now. Since we've alerted HR and if she continues to use these threats or hurt us, can the employer be held liable.

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I am a teacher working for a Saudi subsidiary of the Raytheon

I am a teacher working for a Saudi subsidiary of the Raytheon Corporation. Last week I was punched by one of my colleagues right in front of my students. I informed my employer that I would not return to work until the person who hit me was removed from the job site. I notified Raytheon, the subsidiary and the Air Defens Force Military Police, who are investigating the matter. I told them I would not return to work to be assualted or drawn into a fight with this and other colleagues. I was threatened that if I did not return to work, actions would be taken against me. I have all documentation. This is just the last in a long line of events in my work place that range from threats, to verbal abuse to outright racism that has been not only tolerated but actually encouraged by Raytheon's doing nothing to stop these incidents. Again, I have all documentation, as well as correspondence between myself, my wife, Raytheon corporate and their Saudi Subsidiary (SALTS). I need legal counsel and have the money to pay for it. I will most likely lose my job for complaining and believe I am entitled to compensation for the damage done to an impeccable teaching career, harassment and physical and verbal abuse.

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I work for a federal contractor in the human resources department.

I work for a federal contractor in the human resources department. I have been subjected to harrasment on the job including choking, hitting, pinching, shoving, rocks being thrown at me and other items. I finally called our ethics hotline who did investigate and found my claim to be validated and factual. However, this employee still continues to work in my department and i feel like my company did not take my claim seriously. Do i have any type of recourse?Thank you,Jennifer

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Is there any legal recourse for employment of a known psychotic

Is there any legal recourse for employment of a known psychotic person.

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Hi, my name is Chris My friend works at a Los Angeles restaurant.

Hi, my name is ChrisMy friend works at a Los Angeles restaurant. Last week, the Manager physically attacked him, punching him in the eye and he had to go to the emergency room. He contacted the owner (who was not present) immediately and the owner responded that he would guarantee to cover the medicial expenses, but please keep quiet and do not discuss the incident further. Not wanting to lose his job, my friend decided to only write a letter of guarantee for both he and the owner to sign verifying the owner's agreement to cover the medicial expenses and some additional compensation for any missed time at work.Sadly, my friend explained that this is really not an isolated incident (apparently the manager is very abusive, and the owner, who is usually away, does not get involved or wish to deal with the manager), so I encouraged him to report the incident to the proper authorities (ie: police, dept of labor) - for the purpose of establishing a record of behavoir to the authorities, in what seems the likely event of future abuses.My concern is, employee's civil rights will continue to be violated by another employee while the owner acts irresponsibly and in complete neglect of business and staff!Regardless of how my friend and the owner agree (in writing) to handle the financial fall-out of this incident, the PATTERN OF ABUSE AND HOW TO END IT is the greater issue in my mind. Is there anything you can recommend I tell my friend. How can he put the owner on notice that HE MUST DEAL WITH THIS PATTERN OF ABUSE and explain what the consequences could be for neglecting to do so?Thank you!!

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