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re: Need advice on handling workplace violence/threat/harassment. - Germinator
[quote]Can you work for there competitor? is that possible?[/quote] I see no non-competing clause, so I am able to do as I please in that regard. ...
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re: Need advice on handling workplace violence/threat/harassment. - Germinator
[quote]Was the manager let go or he’s still suspended? [/quote] So, I just left the facility for the final time about half an hour ago. I went to sign the contract, and gather my personal belongings. I am the only person who no longer works for the company due to this incident. ...
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re: Need advice on handling workplace violence/threat/harassment. - Germinator
[quote]Will you be seeking further employment?[/quote] Yes, after a short period, I will be. I'm going to utilize my GI Bill, and focus on school for a time. I'm in the midst of a VA Disability claim as well, so I'll work on that in the off time also. Short answer, I'm going to take a little time o...
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re: Need advice on handling workplace violence/threat/harassment. - Germinator
[quote]Whats the latest?[/quote] Well fellas, here's the latest. As of COB yesterday, I am no longer an employed with this company. So, I was contacted by an attorney representing the corporate office yesterday morning, and after a lengthy conversation, the matter was settled. I am now contractuall...
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re: Need advice on handling workplace violence/threat/harassment. - Germinator
[quote]Why isn’t your attorney writing the letters?[/quote] So, while I did have an attorney who was giving me some initial advice and direction, this attorney did not specialize in Employment Law. He gave me some numbers to call of others he thought may have employment law experience, but none of ...
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re: Need advice on handling workplace violence/threat/harassment. - Germinator
Guys, please evaluate the email I am posting below. I sent it this afternoon, all names are taken out. Please just give me some advice on if you think it covers everything, or what you think I may need to add in a separate email. Thanks "Good afternoon all, I wanted to take a moment and send thi...
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re: Need advice on handling workplace violence/threat/harassment. - Germinator
[quote]Man are you still employed? Inquiring minds want to know.. [/quote] I sure am. I'm actually here at work right now. From my understanding, they are still waiting for some information from Verizon and the company who is analyzing his phone, so they can "complete the investigation." ...
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re: Need advice on handling workplace violence/threat/harassment. - Germinator
[quote]Your time there is done. Start looking.[/quote] I've come to realize this over the past week or so. But, it's just not that easy, emotionally. The job market is a workers market, so finding work isn't a worry. As cliché as this sounds, I have a real relationship with the people that work for...
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re: Need advice on handling workplace violence/threat/harassment. - Germinator
[quote]Any updates im genuinely curious[/quote] As of the end of business today, no updates. We were down for the holiday yesterday, and I heard nothing at all today. ...
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re: Need advice on handling workplace violence/threat/harassment. - Germinator
[quote]Also how could they subpoena his personal phone? [/quote] It's actually his company issued cell phone. It belongs to the company, but Verizon requires a subpoena to give out an entire text thread in writing. ...
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re: Need advice on handling workplace violence/threat/harassment. - Germinator
[quote]Diseasefreeforall Germinator, I know you are frustrated but it may be a good idea to edit out any overly harsh language towards your employer in your last post.[/quote] Nah frick that man. I am the first mother fricker in that place every day, at 0445, every fricking day. I work my arse off t...
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re: Need advice on handling workplace violence/threat/harassment. - Germinator
[quote]I can't even begin to explain how bad of an idea that is.[/quote] All names, phone numbers, email addresses, and any other identifying features will be edited out. ...
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re: Need advice on handling workplace violence/threat/harassment. - Germinator
So, I was called into a meeting with the HR Manager and the Plant Manager at 1100 this morning in the HR Managers office. Basically, Verizon confirmed the text was sent at that exact time, from his phone to mine, but requires a subpoena to release the message verbatim, in it's entirety. They are doi...
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re: Need advice on handling workplace violence/threat/harassment. - Germinator
Here's the current update as of COB today. Our General Manager, who lives in another country as he oversees the operation of a plant in that country, is on site as of yesterday afternoon. I learned that yesterday after I left, manager was escorted off the premises, and his access to the facility rev...
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re: Need advice on handling workplace violence/threat/harassment. - Germinator
My understanding would be that seeking advice in an anonymous manner like this would be fine. I haven't given any information as to what company this is, where they are located, nor any names involved. But, I will run it by the attorney tomorrow, as you are probbaly right in that it's best to just c...
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re: Need advice on handling workplace violence/threat/harassment. - Germinator
I was also advised by the Attorney, as some of you actually said as well, to submit an in writing email or letter tomorrow explaining my fear for my safety and my concern in their continuing to allow this person to have unconditional access to me each day. This would then create a paper trail of the...
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re: Need advice on handling workplace violence/threat/harassment. - Germinator
Everyone, thanks for the great advice so far. I wanted to provide a quick update. On Saturday, as we had to work Saturday to ensure we hit the highest financial gain goals as possible because this is the end of the second financial quarter of the year, the HR manager came into my office and said two...
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Need advice on handling workplace violence/threat/harassment. - Germinator
First, I apologize if this is the wrong forum for this post, but I made a calculated guess that maybe those with a strong interest in finances, would also be experienced in business and employment standards. I work for a company, as a Production supervisor, and am looking for advice and directio...
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re: LG tv will not connect to WIFI - Germinator
I'll try a password change when I get home from work today. Thanks for the suggestion....
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re: LG tv will not connect to WIFI - Germinator
Yes, it shows up, but when I try to connect it just fails to connect....
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