My Boss Uses My Signature

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about signatures:

During a recent vacation from my position as the HR Manager, my direct supervisor used my signature stamp for two events that cause me some concern: the first event was to sign off on letters to employees who did not receive an interview (a process in which I had no involvement). The second was on a termination letter to an employee. I had no knowledge of the reason for his discharge until after I returned from my vacation. What are the issues I need to be concerned about as a result of this? When I expressed my concern about his decision to do this I was told I was not a team player and it is my job to provide these letters whether I’m at work or not.

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