Criticizing Message By Boss Forwarded To Employee

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about boos’ criticism disclosed to coworker:

My daughter works as a commissioned salesperson in a furniture store. One of her co-workers (female) and her supervisor (male), both married, have become increasingly close. The supervisor has started to show favoritism toward this employee. The supervisor offered to allow this employee to go home early on a weekend without consulting with the floor manager on duty that night, (The supervisor was off that night) or with my daughter who was scheduled to go home early that night. This meant my daughter would probably have to stay late and the floor manager would be short of employees. My daughter mentioned to the floor manager that it was not very thoughtful of supervisor to not have consulted with them.

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