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Submitted Question Top At work I have received a verbal
Submitted Question Top Hello At work I have received a verbal warning. Reasons that I have been given are disruptive behaviour (putting a fan on when I am too hot in the room and opening the door whic… read more
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My husband was being harassed at work and made a complaint to HR. The person who was bully
My husband was being harassed at work and made a complaint to HR. The person who was bullying was defended by someone who my husband believed to be a friend who lied about comments my husband had supp… read more
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I have been victim of harassment at work. I raised a grievance.
I have been victim of harassment at work. I raised a grievance. This took 6 months to get to a decision (after a lot of further harassment). My employer didn't want to do anything about it and hoped i… read more
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Hi I am off sick after terrible bullying at work from the very
Hi I am off sick after terrible bullying at work from the very top of my NHS Board (Scotland). Due to this constant undermining I wish to apply for voluntary redundancy, which I am sure will be accept… read more
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I have been subjected to verbal abuse, physical threats and
I have been subjected to verbal abuse, physical threats and racially based comments for the last two years at work. I have made complaints to my manager but he only gives the three individuals concern… read more
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Can I be terminated for having an intimate relationship with
Can I be terminated for having an intimate relationship with a colleague? Initially, my partner worked in the department which I manage although that situation was remedied about 6 months ago. There h… read more
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i have just been given a final written warning at work even
i have just been given a final written warning at work even though i'v never had a warning ever verble or other wise it was for failing to i.d a girl who was old enough to be in my shop wich is a bett… read more
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I have worked for a school now for 3 1/2 years. 2 years ago
I have worked for a school now for 3 1/2 years. 2 years ago they turned Academy. In approx. Feb 2011 I made what I thought was a confidential, formal complaint to my then Line Manager about another me… read more
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Bullying A guy is on a final warning for bullying at work
Bullying A guy is on a final warning for bullying at work to a member of staff & has now bullied another member of staff outside work who now is to scared to work with him is there anything we can do … read more
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Hello, I have just been suspended on a count of gross misconduct
Hello, I have just been suspended on a count of gross misconduct at work, i.e. smoking in a company vehicle. I have been suspended on full pay until next Monday 21st May. However, I was questioned abo… read more
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I have been accused of harassment by a female coworker
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Dear Sir/Madam I am hoping you can offer me some advice.
Dear Sir/Madam I am hoping you can offer me some advice. I am currently deputy manager in a private day nursery but am due to go on maternity leave on 16 March 2012. I am currently 31 weeks pregnant. … read more
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Can I involve a lawyer in my workplace dispute without going
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We are a small taxi firm, employing 12 staff with a further
We are a small taxi firm, employing 12 staff with a further 20 working self employed for us. One of our office staff used some very offence language to a driver on a recorded phone line. In our staff … read more
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One of my working chargehands lost the plot with a squad of
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hellooooo ive been put on suspendtion at my works, the boss
hellooooo ive been put on suspendtion at my works, the boss say i behaved with a threataning behavour, to leave will call me in a few days time for a meeting with him self and one other, been working … read more
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hi i have a disciplinary hearing tomorrow where i am accused
hi i have a disciplinary hearing tomorrow where i am accused of bullying a person at work. I have also accused that person of bullying. However there are no witnesses for her case against me and also … read more
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My girlfriend has had the police attend her workplace accussing
My girlfriend has had the police attend her workplace accussing her of harassment by violent text messages to a girl who won't leave me alone. Can her employee dismiss her for any gross misconduct if … read more
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