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I have had coversations with my supervisor in past about her

I have had coversations with my supervisor in past about her tone in speaking to me before she became my suoervisor. Before I went on medical leave to take care of a very ill parent, she gave me a review and mentioned problem with my tone, which is the first I've heard before in my 15 years at my company. I responded in writing to her accusation on the review form. She was aware I was getting ready to go on leave to take care of a very ill parent. On my first day back from leave, we were scheduled to have our usual 1 on 1 meeting. When she entered the room I said "good morning, happy new year". I thought she did not hear me so I said "Happy New Year" again. She yelled at me and hit the desk with both hands, "Melanie, I don't have to say happy new year to you, it's not a good year.I told her, maybe this is not the best time to speak, then I slowly started to stand up. She immediately yelled again, "lets go HR right now" two times. I felt verbally assaulted for just attempting to be courteous. In our meeting with HR, she mentioned my response made on the review form and stressed how busy and backed up the department is during her rant. All of this which left me feeling she is retaliatingJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Illinois. I felt verbally assaulted. She has done this before to others with witnesses.JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: At will and part time. Full timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I'm a 34 year diabetic with illnesses that happen when highly stressed which she knows about. I am a 57 year old snd she is in her early 30s.

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I believe that my current workplace is a hostile work

Hello - I believe that my current workplace is a hostile work environment with many underhanded activities happening on a regular basis.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: This is a complicated question now. I'm based in Colorado, our corporate headquarters are technically NYC, but we were recently purchased by a Swedish firmJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: At will and FTJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: There is a very long background from the 15 months I've been on board. To sum it up: My title and role was changed within 90 days without any notice or explanation. We were informed that there was illegal accounting activity happening, but nothing came from it. I have had opportunities and money denied me that I should be owed based on my employment agreement and multiple conversations with our CCO. Our CCO also advised me to buy stock ahead of our company purchase, which is insider trading. I didn't follow his direction. There is so much more, but the information can be relayed easier via phone.

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I work for a small consulting firm based out of DC. I am a

I work for a small consulting firm based out of Washington DC. I am a remote employee located in California. I've been with this company for nearly 3 years. During the first 18 months I worked under a boss that praised my work and recommended me for many accolades and prominent projects. Unfortunately that boss moved on to another company and my new boss has a personal grudge against me. This individual takes every opportunity to berate me to colleagues and destroy my credibility to the owner of the company (who is very active in the day to day operations).I've had several, one on one telephone calls with this manager that go beyond inappropriate. He has made outlandish claims against me, threatened me and my job and takes every opportunity to harass me in front of others - both in writing and verbal.Things have escalated to a new level where the owner of the company has recommended that I no longer do my job (a job that I have 20 years of experience) and now focus on a new job all together. This is based entirely of the negative feedback and slander committed by my boss. He suggested that I am terminated from the company. My boss manages another resource along with myself. The company is late on 2015 review (which have a performance bonus attached to the review) but my boss scheduled a meeting with the other resource to go over her review. He refuses to do the same for me despite my request.My question -- do I have any legal grounds against this individual or company? I have never received a warning or write up about my job performance. I have only received positive feedback during my tenure with the company. I won an award in my first year and a positive review in 2014.

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This is in reference to work place discrimination at my

This is in reference to work place discrimination at my Department. It is very disheartening, discouraging and un professional; the events that have taken place in discriminating against me. I moved from New York City to this city, in hopes to have a fruitful 25 year career. I have spent several weeks in the post academy, where I felt equal, and accepted by the police department. After passing the post academy, and entering the Field Training program (FTO), I was awaken by the concentration of my Origin(being from NY), views on specific sport teams(having an issue with a co worker because I am a Yankees Fan), and experience by my peers(I worked in NY and in FL its a more "gentle policeng" then what I am probly use to). Events that took place in the Field Training program, took place with disregard to my side of the story by supervisors. This led to a memorandum of counseling for myself and a slap on the wrist to another. In addition, Hearsay, led to the supervisor questioning me about what he believed, about me investigating him. After successfully passing the FTO program, I was assigned to a Squad were I felt welcomed. Although, it was disclosed to me by a fellow peer, a "heads up" was given about me, in lieu of the FTO program of me keeping logs of my FTO's. After spending a month on the squad, I was transferred to a supervisor, who disciplined me in the FTO program, who did not take my concerns serious, and who felt I investigated him. This led to separation among squad members, the feeling of un acceptance by the squad, discipline, hostile work environment, and given un wanted assignments because of my payroll number. My current Sgt. has expressed extra scrutiny because I found out he was under investigation at work for watching porn on his work computer on and off duty. He has disciplined me for issues that could have been just verbal counseling and instead he gave me a write up. Since this question has a word limit, I cannot go in much detail.

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I have worked for this company for 3 years. Friday, October

I have worked for this company for 3 years. Friday, October 7th, I walked away from my job due to job harassment from my co-worker and management not handling it properly. It all started with me emailing my supervisor and President of the company requesting to be transferred from my current department to another department if an opening became available. I labeled this email Confidential Request not wanting this unstable co-worker to be agitated and take it out on me. Then I was called into a meeting and was asked to give examples so I did. The meeting ended by saying, let us just talk to her and see if we can get her to calm down a bit. I left the meeting saying, I don't think this is going to work because it will probably "just add fuel to the flame." Well, they called my co-worker in and talked to her. Later my supervisor and co-worker had a meeting. When I entered the room I felt like I was ambushed by my co-worker. She mislead my supervisor into thinking it was going to be a let's just get along meeting. My co-worker was constantly trying to calm her down but she was livid. She has harassed me for 3 years and now she was out of control and management couldn't handle her. I walked out Friday about 1:00. I thought about it over the weekend and text my supervisor on Sunday asked if I could come back to work on Monday. She said the President would have to contact HR and see what could be done. I received a text this morning that said "When you verbally said you were quitting your job Friday, loaded up your personal belongings and walked out in the middle of a workday, you voluntarily terminated your employment with CRC Insurance Services. I am sorry that things did not work out as we had hoped but under these circumstances we are not willing to offer you your job back. I know that you have contacted several of our staff regarding our office and I would appreciate it if you would refrain from doing so going forward. We are trying to be productive and my staff does not need to be distracted any more by this matter. I wish you the best and I hope you find another position soon where you will be happy. We have begun the termination process and you will receive information and documentation as soon as it is available. " I text back and said thanks. I text and said that the contacting was over the weekend and it was to say goodbye to them since I didn't get to do it Friday. I also text them and said I hope I get my termination packet soon to answer several of my questions. I also text and said this is confidential but I am going to file a complaint about Alicia and I was trying to keep this from happening to the next employee and I wanted it on record. Is there anything I need to do like get a restraining order? She was so mad I was wondering if she was going to hurt me. She might if I run into her in a public place and let me tell you, insurance is a small world. Melanie

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My question is! management has brought in a new supervisor,

my question is! management has brought in a new supervisor, to change thingswith there support he has threatened us many times with firing us every time he opens his mouth,

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Supervisor has over 5 years and at various times treated me

Supervisor has over 5 years and at various times treated me like a servant. I am a grants administrator for a school system and work with a grant. First day of work, no place to work and had to clean and set it up, she then went on vacation and she asked me to unpack her office and put things away. Moved to another office and she goes on vacation again and asks me to unpack k and put her things away. Then she informs me that she has a job for me that I am not going to like and brings in a bowl and rags and tells me to clean out the staff refrigerator. She has a tremor and she. Her husband leaves first I am expected to put on her jewelry to include earrings. She calls me or texts me and tells me to order her lunch. Recently I questioned what happened to a pay raise that she told me i was going to get when she informed me it was because I falsified my time card and she knew it. I said you signed it why would you do that if you thought I lied. She kept going on and o. About how I falsified my time card and I asked her if she was called me a liar and she said I falsified these payroll records. The next day she walked in and said she made an appointment with HR. For what I ask, she says if I have a problem with my pay I need to go there. I go, curious about the appt., The HR person has no idea why I am there. She suggested I speak to the Superintendent which was a huge mistake. He says my job should have been advertised and I should neved have been allowed to work from home, no wonder she questioned it. I felt quietly threatened. I am in a tourist town, jobs that pay more than minimum are hard to come by. Boss knows this and takes advantage. School systems are odd ducks, mostly contracted work and no place to air a grievance,, can't sleep am sick every day, boss acts like she has done nothing wrong.JA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box.Customer: Hello?JA: Hello. What seems to be the problem?Customer: I sent itJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MissouriJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No, considering harassment filingJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Supervisor is well liked, husband was President of School Board, only the people who work for her know how she really is. She is a grant writer for the school and a good one which makes her seemingly untouchable.

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Ok I was recently off from offshore. The company that I work

Ok I was recently laid off from offshore. The company that I work for said they will give us a severance package for 2 months but insurance for three months. I am wondering how did they come up with the calculations of how much they owe us.

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I have been off 4 months after making an employment

I have been laid off 4 months after making an employment complaint together with 3 others re the officer of the company who was my direct supervisor. There were no investigation into the matter. I was moved into a different department and then put on the layoff list. Which I believe was a direct retaliation against me. I am to sign a separation and release letters with very minimal severance in a few days. What are my options here? What could be done?

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