Supervisor Disclosed My Pregnancy To Ex-Coworker

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctor about disclosure of personal information: I went to my boss to let him know and learn how that will affect my job. My boss and I had agreed to keep it between us and for it to be my responsibility to tell my coworkers or for them to notice the belly as it starts to show.

I just recently found out I’m pregnant. I went to my boss to let him know and learn how that will affect my job. My boss and I had agreed to keep it between us and for it to be my responsibility to tell my coworkers or for them to notice the belly as it starts to show. A week later I hear from an ex-coworker asking about my pregnancy and if it was true. As she tells me she was told from my present supervisor at work. As my question is what can I do about my boss who disrespected my choice of not telling anyone and what I can do about my supervisor that is talking about my personal life, after I had already asked her with respect not to ever talk about me to ex-coworkers or about my personal life?

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