Ridicule By A Subordinate In Front of Others

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about ridicule by a subordinate: One of the younger female techs printed my notes and proceeded to highlight and verbally comment on each of the grammar and spelling mistakes she found. I walked into the common area where this was taking place and she repeatedly made sarcastic comments, all the while going to town with her highlighter.

I am a working floor supervisor over 18 techs in a department of a large hospital. Yesterday I headed a departmental meeting at the request of the Department Supervisor (my boss) who was absent. A nurse took notes during the meeting and afterwards I typed up the notes and distributed them via e-mail. One of the younger female techs printed my notes and proceeded to highlight and verbally comment on each of the grammar and spelling mistakes she found. I walked into the common area where this was taking place and she repeatedly made sarcastic comments, all the while going to town with her highlighter. She then took the notes and pointed out errors to other employees, all the while laughing about it. She kept coming back to me to point out my mistakes and their “corrections”.

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