Q: Falsely accusation by a co-worker. My Manager and that co-worker are best friend.
I received a falsely accused complaint from a co-worker for pushing and hitting her. The accusation in fact comes right after another co-worker complaint about her best friend (aka her direct supervisor and my supervisor) because the supervisor gave her work to the lower level employee. I belong to teacher unions group . In the reprimanded document, there are many errors that I can proof myself using my emails. How many witnesses do I need to have in order to shows that she had motives against me? HR mentions that the document is confidential. How do I ask my coworker to be my witness if it's confidential ? They also have motives because they are the manager and the best friend also the only two people who contribute to my wedding registry. She has motives because I stop helping her complete her work. The manager is also her best friend. HR didn't take into consideration they are best friends because the manager is also my manager.
A: You need to speak to your union representative right away. These kinds of interpersonal conflicts are very difficult to prevail in given the politics involved and the fact that so many things are subject to interpretation. If the union does not provide you with the assistance you need, you should consider locating and consulting confidentially with an employment law attorney that is very familiar with government process. This site is not well equipped to assist people with very specific legal problems.
Good luck to you.
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