Falsely Accused of Making A Racial Comment

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about discriminatory gossip: She said that I have been telling everyone that I would kick her ‘Black Ass’ out of that office and make it my own. I am of Asian decent and have been subjected to racism in the past so I have never wished this on other people.

I work as a supervisor at an office and an employee who answers our phones will be relocated to another office and they are going to give me that office. I have shared this plan of mine with other people and eventually made it’s way to the person concerned. I was called by my superior claiming that the employee came to her very upset. She said that I have been telling everyone that I would kick her ‘Black Ass’ out of that office and make it my own.

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Was This A Racial Slur?

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about racial slur:

I started work for this company a week ago. Some coworkers were asking about my past job so I told them I used to sell vacuum cleaners door to door. I said I liked to go the the black neighborhoods because they liked how the vacuum was chrome.

No one said anything about it and than today my boss came in and said that she was letting me go because I used racial slurs and she did not think I was a good fit due to that. She also said that I said something about Mexicans but I did not. The other two people in the office had no problem saying anything about gay people and the one who said something about Mexicans is Mexican and he was talking about his hoopty car. Anyway I got fired. Thoughts?

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