Kaiser, a partner in New York City employment law firm Kaiser Saurborn & Mair.
If you’re simply being treated badly — or if, as you fear, you get fired — because your coworkers are mean and obnoxious, you won’t have a leg to stand on.
Bring emails, memos, anything you can point to that supports what you’re saying,” she advises.
“It’s in the company’s best interest to resolve conflict whenever possible because, in the long run, low morale, a hostile work environment, and high turnover are very costly.” Let’s suppose you do all the right things, and nothing changes.
“So you have two choices here,” says Linnda Durré, a consultant who specializes in resolving the kinds of conflicts you are describing.
“Each state has its own retaliation statutes, but in the vast majority of places, in order for you to have grounds for legal action, the hostility has to be connected to one of these public-policy issues,” says Daniel J.
My boss is aware of the situation, but he’s a non-confrontational kind of guy who doesn’t want to rock the boat.
(The merger of our two groups was his idea.) Our human resources people have often said that anyone should feel free to come to them with problems, without fear of retaliation, but I wonder if I can trust them.
We know that you found this website because of what you are going through where you work. We have been there ourselves and know exactly how you feel When we use the phrase “workplace Intimidation” you should be aware that it includes a wide variety of situations in the workplace.
Generally speaking though, it is referring to a repetitious mistreatment of someone which can cause that person some major health, emotional and psychological problems.
It can also include other offensive nonverbal actions like creating circumstances that limits your ability to do your job and get your work done on time or at all..