Can My Boss Speak Spanish in Front of Me?

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about speaking in a different language:

I was recently hired at WalMart and my assistant manager is Hispanic. She speaks both English and Spanish fluently. On my first day I ran into my manager in the restroom and said hello. She left and shortly after I did as well. As I was walking passed management’s office, I heard her say to the store manager, “She’s kind of dorky”, and then they both looked at me and started to laugh. I continued to my work area feeling as though they were talking about me, but I have no proof.

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