What Are My Rights?

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about boss bullying–swearing at me and grabbing my arm:

I was 20 minutes late for work. The manager called me into the office (you come here), where he then started swearing and threatening disciplinary action, then grabbed my arm.

Signed, Late Me

Dear Late Me:

What did you do when he grabbed your arm? Pull away and say, “Mr. Simon, (or whatever is his name) get control of your self. You can write me up for being late, but you have no right to grab my arm.” You want to know what are your rights? The word “rights” suggests that you are thinking in terms of what is lawful/unlawful in your company and country.

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