Can a disagreement outside of work with a supervsor and my husband legally effect my job?

My husband and boss were in a partnership, a year ago, boss renigned, sued us, we lost. My position was “dissolved” along with three others. ONLY my duties changed, one resigned, the others are still doing their normal duties. I have never been written up and since the disagreement I have been written up three times. Had 3 days susupension for a minor infraction and was refused to be given a copy. I am a certified police officer in Texas and Jailer. I CANNOT have disciplinary actions on my record that are bogus. I go to work everyday in fear. THERE IS MORE!

Asked on May 26, 2009 under Employment Labor Law, Arkansas


BP, Member, Connecticut Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

It should not.  Your relationships outside of work should not affect your position as a police officer.  From what you've explained, it sounds as though you are being harassed and/or retaliated against simply due to those relationships.  I would strongly advise you to seek the counsel of an experienced employment law attorney as soon as possible to discuss the matter in detail.

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