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Please urgent

PostPosted: Sun Aug 31, 2008 12:01 pm
by Bexical
Ok im desperatly needing some advice here, I have been signed off work by my doctor for having sciatica which i am in alot of pain with, over the past week that I have been off I have come home to some really nasty comments on facebook about it to which ive got quite upset. I am 20 and these women are about 35. I am not in a union. I was just wondering if this was classed as bullying at work? Please help

PostPosted: Sun Aug 31, 2008 1:57 pm
by miaow
If they are people you work with then yes I would class it as bullying. Can you join the union so when you go back to work you will be a member? Usually its a nominal amount ie £10 a month, and well worth it. I know numeous ppl who have used them - invaluable.

As for 35 year olds writing nasty comments on facebook - pathetic!! I'd print them out and take them to your manager - its totally unacceptable.

Are the messages about you being signed off work, or about something else? ie are the comments work related or personal?


PostPosted: Sun Aug 31, 2008 4:26 pm
by Liquidius
I work as an IT Technician for a company which has had some similar problems - and we had to investigate a similar case. I can tell you, and am 100% sure that this is staff bullying.

PostPosted: Sun Aug 31, 2008 7:46 pm
by Beckie
you should complain to work about them. Its wrong and if they're 35 then lets be honest.. they're pathetic and should have better things to do. Pity them! xx

PostPosted: Sun Aug 31, 2008 10:07 pm
by Bexical
I am just upset because things I talked to my assisstant manager about over msn have appeared and also things about me not being at work, I do not have a clue about a union never even been offered to be in one

PostPosted: Mon Sep 01, 2008 10:22 am
by Bel Bel
i definately agree print all the msn conversations and take to the boss