Stockton, CA asked in Employment Law for California

Q: I suspect an email had the date tampered on an an email that was included in the forwarded mail. Is this a violation

My director forwarded a negative email to my personal file from one of my other supervisors

And i suspect at time of forwarding the email date was tampered to make the

Negative email appear as it was sent on may 10 instead of 17th. On the 17th i had gotten into an argument with the

Department and in order to make it appear as a non biased evaluation the email note date was changed to an earlier while forwarding to my personal file. Is this a felony crime. Also if it matters people involved are in the medical profession. I have proof that on may 10 i was not in the place the note refers to but do not have the electronic copy of the email. Thanks

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1 Lawyer Answer
Glen D. Duvel
Glen D. Duvel
  • Santa Ana, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Part of the issue is whether or not the alleged tampered email resulted in any negative action towards you. Were you written up, demoted, terminated, etc.? If so, if you can prove that said action was a direct result of the email, you could have a possible retaliation case.

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