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Myself and nearly every other employee at a store are suffering regularly from nausea and shakes. I have been able to discern, from others and my personal experiences, that it seems to be stress and tension from a demanding boss who has no concerns for the well-being of employees so long as her bonus checks keep coming. We have attempted to handle the situation from within the company. However, they are only seeing profitability increase and choose to ignore the massive turnover rates and transfers as people are less important that the profit.

Asked on November 5, 2017 under Employment Labor Law, Colorado

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M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

is this treatment the result of some form of legally actionable discrimination? Does it in some way violate the terms of an employment contract or union agreement? If not, then you have no recourse here. The fact is that an employer may engage in unprofessional and rude behavior (or set any condition of the workplace) much as it sees fit. For your part, you can either accept the situation, complain but risk termination, or quit.


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