Getting Bad Reputation For Complaining About Boss

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about:

I have worked with the same supervisor for 20 years at a state agency.There are long periods where we have gotten along and worked well together. However, my supervisor goes through periods of being very mean to me, or sometimes other employees. It has nothing to do with my work and I have had excellent performance appraisals. Three years ago I consulted with a counselor at the Employee Assistance Program. I was given information on the workplace bully. There is never an apology at the rough times, but I will sometimes hear an excuse like “I was having a difficult day.”

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