I saw an email my manager sent to another manager stating a very hurtful statement about me. He apologized for the statement. But I explained to him the damage has already been done. I've considered quitting a job I've been on for 9 years. But because I'm

What I can I do when I find an email my manager made a hurtful statement to another manager. He apologize but I told him the damage has been done. I'm considering leaving the job of 9 years. But I'm a 64 year old woman. What should I do?

1 answer  |  asked Jun 9, 2020 12:55 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

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Archibald Thomas
There is no easy solution to this problem. It may not be a legal issue unless the statement was made due to some discriminatory motive, such as your age. Given the fact that you have been there for 9 years and the fact that you have at least implied that it may not be easy to secure other comparable employment, I would not make a hasty decision. If you are still very upset, perhaps you could speak to your doctor about taking some leave under the FMLA to help relieve the stress caused by the situation. Of course, now you know something about the character of your manager, perhaps you could request your employer to assign you to another manager.

posted by Archibald Thomas  |  Jun 9, 2020 1:32 PM [EST]

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