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Thursday, November 17, 2011
The end result was that I had to leave work, consult a physician and was instructed to take 2 weeks off while this assault was addressed by my employer. Or at least I thought they were going to. I have come to learn that they have done nothing other than reward this man by giving him the shifts I am unable to work as a result of his actions. In discussions with my employer, they informed me that they have "spoken" to him and that entries have been made in his file and that I "owe" him the opportunity for him to apologize for his actions. Their reason being that they can't "close/conclude" their part unless I subject myself to further humiliation at the hands of this man. As a result of their sole interest of being to make this "go away" I decided to quit. So I ask you, has any progress been made with women's rights in the workplace when this manner of behaviour is not only permitted, but rewarded? Where the only option available is for me to quit my job so that I can stand up for myself and regain my dignity.
Yes, we sure have come a long way haven't we? —M
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