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My doctor says I am suffering from abusive behavior on the

My doctor says I am suffering from abusive behavior on the part of my work supervisors. She is in the process of getting me a leave of absence to preserve my health. She used words like coercive and retaliatory to describe actions taken by my admin. I am to the point of crying whenever I talk about work. She prescribed for me an anti-anxiety drug "for the record". I have now researched traits of an abuser and my library site supervisor matches every descriptor. My doctor asked if the site supervisor is a person who has been moved around the library system. She has been at every library site but one. She has cultivated chaos at each site. When she leaves, the site returns to "normal."I have watched fellow staff suffer and decline under her "reign." I am a city employee and therefore am unionized. Our union rep reported that 12 staff members in the last two weeks have come to her about concerns, 4 of them in tears. The library director told her she was exaggerating. More the to story. .

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Law Educator, Esq.

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Currently in an admin position. The HR department and Co-Managing

Currently in an admin position. The HR department and Co-Managing Director have stated that the behavior of the executives that I currently support will not likely change. Though they will address the name-calling and general rude behavior of one particular executive, they stress that it is paramount that I work where I can be happy. The aforementioned name calling has been (behind closed doors) douchebag, bastard, jerk, asshole, and dirtbag; sometimes on the same day.I've been in my position for a year and a half. He has been asked to stop the name calling; for a time the behavior is corrected. As his overall demeanor/tone are less objectively quantifiable, I find it hard to question whether or not his 'actions' and the position of the company could be considered cause for further investigation.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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Doctoral Degree

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I am trying to find someone who is familiar with New York State

I am trying to find someone who is familiar with New York State labor laws regarding harrassment and vulgarity in the work place.

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Faye Lee

JD and MBA and Masters of Law

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I have recently been downsized due to ...

I have recently been downsized due to "restructuring." However, I was a supervisor and my boss and I had different views on one employee that is friends with my boss. The employee was not performing to the standards, and the employee would tell my boss I was unfair. I have evidence of fairness on my part with this employee and all others. I was given a 4 day notice of the restructure, with a 20% decrease in pay. I was offered a lower position, but during my time as supervisor experienced, in my opinion and others in the workplace, harrassment from my boss. I asked my boss a month and a half ago if she wanted me to quit and she did not say no. I met with her and her boss, and her boss assured me the restructure is not due to my work performance. I have kept documentation of the treatment by my boss. Should I go to HR and/or file a constructive termination complaint? I do not feel the work environment is appropriate for me any longer due to the treatment i receive. thanks.

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Faye Lee

JD and MBA and Masters of Law

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I was wondering what recourse I have, if any, as I was

I was wondering what recourse I have, if any, as I was falsely accused of breaching confidentiality at my workplace. In all truth, I was so humiliated, and the accusation was untrue. I have been asked to document everything I did from last Tuesday through last Friday, including who I ate lunch and dinner with and where. In all truth, I don't want to return to work; I have only worked there 10 days and I feel they are an unethical company.JA: Was this discussed with a manager, HR, or an attorney?Customer: A Director. She is my supervisor, conducted the interview, hired me and processed my new hire paperwork.JA: Is the employment "at will," union, full time, or part time?Customer: 'at will', 'full-time'JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't really know, I have never been in this position before. The Director told me that she was 'lambasted and broad-sided' on her travel home from an offsite meeting that my name by 'Kim' that I 'cost the company' a real estate deal. That she was with the understanding that I had lunch (then it changed to dinner) with my former employer and I cost them 'the deal'. I work for a real estate property management company. I did speak with my former employer, on the telephone, she shared that 'Kim was going to bring them an offer' on their building - I said, 'that's great, I am happy for you'. My former employer was out of state and I did not have any type of meal with them last week, nor did I have knowledge an offer was even being presented. I do not feel that I violated any type of confidentiality to either company.

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Barrister

Attorney/Landlord/Realtor

Doctoral Degree

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I worked as a server for a national company here in South

I worked as a server for a national company here in South Carolina. They are headquartered in California. About a month ago i changed jobs to be a server's assistant. My general manager at the time offered me a wage of ten dollars an hour plus a tip-out for this position. The tip-out isnt in dispute. The first check i received after working two weeks in a server assistant capacity was for six dollars an hour. I brought it up with my general manager and he said it was clearly a mistake, and he would have it addressed. I also brought it to the attention of another manager. I recently got my next check for the next two weeks work - it was still for six dollars an hour. The general manager that made me the offer has since been fired, so i brought the second check to the other manager i had been in contact with about the issue. He told me it was definitely a mistake and he would fix it. Then he also said that corporate never approved me for ten dollars an hour, and that he could only get me eight dollars an hour.Yesterday i spoke to our acting GM about the issue, and he reiterated that, despite being offered ten dollars an hour, corporate was never informed, and when they saw that my general manager was attempting to pay me ten dollars an hour, the checks reverted to six dollars an hour, and thats why my checks had been short. He agreed to rectify my past checks and compensate me up to eight dollars an hour for my work. However, he insisted that he wouldn't pay me the ten dollars an hour i was initially offered, because my old general manager apparently didnt have the authority to make that call. But that isnt my fault. I was offered, and accepted, a ten dollar an hour wage. All of the managers there knew this to be the case. It wasnt until a few days ago that corporate came back and said no. Is this legal? Can i enforce the offer that was originally made?I feel like ive been stabbed in the back

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Infolawyer

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Juris Doctor.

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I was told at 4:30 pm Friday that I was, "effective

I was told at 4:30 pm Friday that I was, "effective immediately, no longer an employee" of my school. I was handed a severance contract, and in addition to getting it looked over, my real question relates to point 3: Employee shall have no contact with other employees. My boss said that he will not write me a recommendation letter, but I want to get a personal reference letter from some of my former colleagues. Since I have not signed the document and plan to wait until Tuesday, am I allowed to write to my colleagues and ask them before I turn in my contract? I also have a letter that I got Friday morning saying that until further notice, I'm suspended and can't talk to anyone. However, as I already said, on Friday evening I was told "effective immediately" I'm no longer an employee. it seems that I have from now until I turn in my severance contract to talk to people, but I want to confirm that.

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Loren

Juris Doctor

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Management female boss, male employee of apostolic faith

I amMid management female boss, male employee of apostolic faith will not follow rules. owner of company laughs off issue.

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Dwayne B.

Juris Doctor

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I own a business. We have around 80 employees. The manager

I own a business. We have around 80 employees. The manager of the business who works for me is dating one of the employees that reports to him. They signed some sort of "relationship agreement". Is this ok?2nd questionWe had a company come in to "join up" with us as a partner in another business. He liked our telemarketing system and wanted to open an online business. We had come to a verbal agreement and spent $18,000 each to have a website made. I just found out today that my VP of sales has resigned and is going to work for the guy who wanted to be partners with us. He has evidently stole our employee to open his own call center. Why kind of recourse do I have with against him? Also can I get my $18000 back for the web-site?

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Asad Rahman

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