Accused, Suspended, and Framed?

A question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about an accusation and suspension:

My sister is being framed for something she hasn’t done at work. They’ve accused her of sharing personal data with an ex employee of the ex employees file. The ‘evidence’ they have is CCTV showing my sister behind the counter and the ex employee on the other side with a piece of paperwork between them unclear on CCTV. My sister believes that the paperwork was the ex employees CV/interview paperwork from a job interview she had that day and nothing to do with her personal file.

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Suspended For Texting

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about suspension:

I have been suspended for texting a colleague who was suspended at the time I sent the texts. None of the texts are related to her reasons for being suspended. However, my colleague disclosed the texts as part of her case as she thought this would help her. I am now facing allegations of ‘Demonstrating unprofessional and unacceptable behaviour’.

Signed, Worried

Dear Worried:

Now you see why your colleague has problems–she certainly has no discretion or sense of loyalty. The issue for you is, can your organization prove your text messages were unprofessional and showed unacceptable behavior. You know what you texted, so you can look at them and at the rules and decide if a reasonable person would think they were problematic. Or, it could be that you sent the texts on company time and they were negative, which doubles the issue.If you made a negative remark about anything related to work, it could be viewed as encouraging a suspended employee in some way. As it apparently did, since she used the text.

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Can’t Get HR To Talk To Me About My Transfer

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about suspension and indefinite future:

I reside in the state of Florida and have worked for one of the main theme parks as a security officer for almost 10 years. For the past year or so I have been watched, reprimanded and now suspended for being a “favorite” under one of the supervisors.

On Feb 6th I was interrogated regarding attendance points not given by the supervisor and also receiving award dollars for no apparent reason. The supervisor in question was fired on the same day.On February 11th I was interviewed by my direct manager and the HR rep. They didn’t make a final decision then.

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