Disclosure: If you make a purchase via a link on this site, I may receive a small commission, and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. See the Disclosure page for more information. Thank you!
What Every Target of Workplace Bullying Needs to Know

Dispatch Specialist

by Maria
(Los Angeles, CA)

My manager could not stand me. I got fed up with her and my supervisors treatment of me. I was friends with my ex manager and everytime we spoke on our breaks, I noticed how my current manager and supervisor leered at us. My manager friend is male, I am female. I finally had enough and called our ethics hotline. Within days my friend was advised to no longer speak to me. He lost his office and I almost lost my job.

We were only platonic friends. I was removed from work by corporate security. I was sent for a psychological evaluation and finally forced to go on disability. To this day I don't know all the details. I am basically being accused of harassing and stalking my friend. All this is completely fabricated by my supervisor and manager. The company never validated my complaint.

I am depressed about the situation. But I did hire two excellent attorneys and hope to one day return to normalcy. The only thing I can say is if things get so bad at work maybe look for another job.

Comments for Dispatch Specialist

Click here to add your own comments

Kia Kaha! (Be strong)
by: Aura

In my culture we have a saying and its called Mana Wahine Toa which means Powerful strong woman. and thats what I see in your writing.
You are not prepared to allow anyone to damage your mauri {essence) wairua (spirit) mana (strength) and your name.
I don't see in your writing that your friend spoke up for you.
No Job is worth the suffering that you have endured.
I commend you for the fight that you are prepared to take on in the name of truth. So I say Kia kaha and go hard.
While the fight goes on, I would look else where for another job.
Because when you win I can't see those people changing can you?

Answer @Aura
by: Maria

Thanks for your kind words. Yes my friend did defend me but to no avail. He too has had many problems.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Workplace Bullying Stories.

Share this page:
Enjoy this page? Please pay it forward. Here's how...

Would you prefer to share this page with others by linking to it?

  1. Click on the HTML link code below.
  2. Copy and paste it, adding a note of your own, into your blog, a Web page, forums, a blog comment, your Facebook account, or anywhere that someone would find this page valuable.