Mcminnville, OR asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Oregon

Q: Recently my immediate boss lost his temper at work. He pushed me and used demeaning, direct and vulgarity. Can you help?

Recently at work, my boss lost his temper and pushed me and used demeaning, direct vulgar language. He is in immediate relation to the owner of this very large and well known construction company here locally. He was totally out of line and this has affected my mindset and now my employment. The day following he apologized for the incident (only because the owner of company, his brother had asked him to). He admitted guilt and wrong doing, he said he was sorry and he then asked if I would file assault against him. I agreed he was way out of line and that he lost his temper and that it really affected me and my work mindset. I was then fired / let go the next day.They can not treat people this way. I was treated terribly wrong and terminated, so I would 'not be a problem' for them,I feel/ know. That is wrong and against laws and civil work ethics. Now I have no employment because of it. I am very willing to sue the company at this point and feel there is a solid case. Can you help me?

1 Lawyer Answer
Mr. Michael O. Stevens
Mr. Michael O. Stevens
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Hillsboro, OR
  • Licensed in Oregon

A: It does sound like you have case, especially for the battery. Meanwhile, since that can take some time, make sure and file for unemployment if you have not already. Then find an employment law attorney, as attorneys cannot solict your business, so you have to contact them. Best of luck.

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