Subordinate Is Trying To Discredit Me

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about a subordinate who is trying to get her/him fired: This employee has had three managers prior to me, all of which he has had an issue with. Don’t know what to do.

I recently went through an investigation where my direct subordinate went to our Ombudsman instead of using the chain of command. I just came back from open-heart surgery to hear the accusations against me, which were that I did not do my job on a recent business trip. After a grueling two weeks (and it only took two because I told them I could not take the stress physically anymore) I was exonerated of all charges.

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