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What Every Target of Workplace Bullying Needs to Know

Team Leader Had Me Terminated

by Nona
(New Zealand)

I worked for a Industry Training Organisation. For my first 7 weeks, the team leader was friendly. In the 8th week when I started to ask questions saw a change in her behaviour where she was aggressive in a group environment then did not communicate with me unless required through group meetings.

I addressed this twice with my direct manager where we were going to sit down and mediate to resolve issues. Unfortunately, I was terminated under the 90 days clause due to her lies. Now her husband has approached my brother-in-law that I'm dishonest.

The last 2 weeks has been traumatic. Due to the undisclosed nature of my termination, it was publicly speculated amongst my former collegues that I committed a crime.

So not only was I terminated on lies without the chance to address them. It was thought I had committed a crime and now my family is being approached. All because I did my job too well. How is that fair?

For the first time in 28 years I am unemployed. Whats the point of being honest when dishonest people crush your world? I'm devastated.

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Been through it also
by: Anonymous

I too was picked on and bullied by co workers who did pretty much the same thing to me. Jealous co workers who realize your potential seem to treat others this way you know what they say misery does love it’s company I too was fired for something very similar but my bullies were super aggressive did some spiteful things also to get me fired. I know what your going through I can’t even find a decent job I feel your pain and 27 atm.

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