Employee claims victim of many threats; employer fires him; retaliation suit follows “I’m afraid we’re seeing a pattern of unproven allegations here,” said Manager Victoria Jackson. “What I’m seeing is a pattern of dysfunction, threats and hatred,” said Seamus Cadden, a front-line worker. “And everyone turns their heads when a guy like me gets in […]
Classic error in sexual harassment case lands supervisor in court
“Jen, why didn’t you show up for the awards banquet last night?” Manager Kevin Hart asked. “I think you know your attendance wasn’t optional,” Kevin added. “I just wasn’t up for a full night of people patting themselves on the back, OK!” Jen said. “It was pretty awkward when we called you to come up […]
He got warned about his tone, but she got transferred: Gender bias?
Supervisor Tim Nelson was eager to meet with Rachel McTearson. He’d come up with what he thought was a win-win for her difficult situation. “Thanks for coming by,” Tim said to Rachel as she strolled into his office. “There’s an opening in Springfield. It will mean a raise and a chance to get you away […]
Worker fired for discussing his own discipline – that OK?
Manager Lynn Rondo was anxiously drumming her fingers on her desk, waiting for supervisor Laura Morgan. “Hi, Laura,” Lynn said as she walked in. “Do you remember when I had to discipline Alex Brooks for cursing at his co-workers?” Laura asked, diving right in. “That’s hard to forget,” Lynn replied. “We gave him a written […]