Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about nepotism: When having to deal with HR, it become apparent on whose side they are even though a different HR person deals with you.
The boss is married to a senior talent manager. When having to deal with HR, it become apparent on whose side they are even though a different HR person deals with you. What resource do I have left?
Often those not at the top of an organization think that those above can prejudice their treatment, as do you. What resource do you have left? If discriminated against should you be in a protected class (sex, race, religion, national origin, age, disability), you can petition the EEO or hire an attorney. Possibly a married relationship has and will prevent fair treatment of you. If you think are not promoted, are demoted, or unfairly disciplined, you can request an independent investigation of the matter or hire an attorney.