Coworker Nitpicks

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about belittling

My coworker at a fast food place, the wife of the boss, is nitpicking my work and making faces at me. When I make ice cream cones, she says that they don’t conform to company standards, and throws them away. If another worker makes a cone that doesn’t conform, she does not say anything. If I hesitate for a few seconds before making a drink order, she gets upset, and says “it’s just a small orange flavored drink.” If I make a mistake taking a customer’s order, she tells me I made a mistake and makes a face at me. She also reports any questions I ask her about the cash register to her husband.

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