Teresa Crockett
over 6 months ago
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Have you ever worked a job where felt you just couldnt click or fit in with your coworkers? I started a job totally outside my experience level. I've always worked upper management but my health took a bit of a turn so I sought a position that I could go to work and then simply go home. My first day, the lady that was to train me had a foul attitude towards me from the start. She had been with the company 19+ years. I chalked her attitude up to her working 16 to 18 hours a day 7 days a week. I had no idea she was in fear of loosing her job to me. Her training was minimal to say the least. She did not want me to know much of anything about the job. She wanted me to know just what I needed to get by and be dependent on her. Massively long story shorten to a long story she was bashing me to superiors behind my back, blaming me for her mistakes. She succeeded in turning my superiors against me. I worked 12 hour shifts but I worked 6 pm to 6 am so I did not work with any of my supervisors. I worked alone. It became clear to e that they wanted to let me go, for almost a year but never had a good enough reason. Then I had 3 weeks of accumulated time off, so I put in for 4 days off. The day I returned my supervisor and one of the HR ladies came in and he said he had to let me go. I had been expecting it for so long that it actually did not phase me. He gave a few reasons which I answered each charge with a very reasonable explanation, even to the point the HR lady started glaring at my supervisor. As I was walking out of the office the HR came out with me and told me who to call about getting hired back. Now comes my delima..... I later heard through other employees that they had IT in numerous times trying to get him to do something to my computer. He refused and even walked out and quit. This was prior to my time off. During my time off they got a new guy in there that was on my computer and that's when my supervisor was claiming to HR that I had downloaded spyware. Well I've never had any downloading priveledges, as employees seldom ever do, so there was no way I did it. He never mentioned to me anything about this in my termination that morning., I don't know how to handle this. Do I just let it go and go about my way or do I confront? Oh by the way, the girl they hired to replace me did take this womans place and they terminated the woman. Lol.

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Hun Kame

What a weird and shady outfit you worked for. Look, unless you have the money to hire a lawyer? Move on.

What a weird and shady outfit you worked for. Look, unless you have the money to hire a lawyer? Move on.

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Mark Churchill

Dude, get over it, get over yourself, move on down the road

Dude, get over it, get over yourself, move on down the road

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Matthew IrelandJobcase Contributor
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Wow Teresa Crockett - that’s a tough situation. I know nothing ticks me off more than feeling like I’ve been mistreated or misunderstood. That said, I think you should just probably move on. If HR in that organization is so dysfunctional as to not get your side of the story or not even recognize the potential conflict of interest in your supervisory relationship, then it’s hard to know how they will treat you otherwise. If It were me - I would consider speaking to that HR woman you mentioned only as a way to have a job while I was looking for something new, or to see if they can change how they label the “termination” if asked for a recommendation. Although daunting to find something else, you deserve better. Best of luck, let us know how it’s going.

Wow Teresa Crockett - that’s a tough situation. I know nothing ticks me off more than feeling like I’ve been mistreated or misunderstood. That said, I think you should just probably move on. If HR in that organization is so dysfunctional as to not get your side of the story or not even recognize the potential conflict of interest in your supervisory relationship, then it’s hard to know how they will treat you otherwise. If It were me - I would consider speaking to that HR woman you mentioned only as a way to have a job while I was looking for something new, or to see if they can change how they label the “termination” if asked for a recommendation. Although daunting to find something else, you deserve better. Best of luck, let us know how it’s going.

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Sue Henning Mitchell

Don't always count on HE. The termination had to be approved by then. You should send the letter to them, yes, but be sure to copy the CEO.

Don't always count on HE. The termination had to be approved by then. You should send the letter to them, yes, but be sure to copy the CEO.

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Colleen Method

Send a letter to HR and ask them to review the termination process they follow against your file. See if they find any reason for your termination. if the answer comes back nothing incorrectly was done - then talk to an attorney.

Send a letter to HR and ask them to review the termination process they follow against your file. See if they find any reason for your termination. if the answer comes back nothing incorrectly was done - then talk to an attorney.

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Sylvia Perez

Just move forward and put this behind you, its not a place you want to be stressing if they are going to happy with you or not. I am also looking, I was let go because the person did not like me, she made my life hell every day. In a way it was a relief but then again I don't have a job. Going on 3 months, no luck for interviews and the pay is so low. I just need to continue to look, I am sure in time both of us will find an employer who will value us and with a happy environment.

Just move forward and put this behind you, its not a place you want to be stressing if they are going to happy with you or not. I am also looking, I was let go because the person did not like me, she made my life hell every day. In a way it was a relief but then again I don't have a job. Going on 3 months, no luck for interviews and the pay is so low. I just need to continue to look, I am sure in time both of us will find an employer who will value us and with a happy environment.

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Steven Gabriel

File a Lawsuit for Wrongful Termination.

File a Lawsuit for Wrongful Termination.

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