I was cussed out and called a "f-ing idiot by my boss in front of several people. I would think it would be harrassment or defamation of character. Do I have a legel leg to stand on?

1 answer  |  asked Jul 17, 2003 11:54 AM [EST]  |  applies to West Virginia

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walt auvil

in wv an employer is not legally required to treat employees with respect. the employment at will doctrine says an employer can pretty much treat his or her employees as he or she likes. there are, of course, exceptions to this general rule too numerous and detailed to mention.

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the employment law center, pllc
1208 market street
parkersburg, wv 26101
phone: 304-485-3058
fax: 304-485-6344

posted by walt auvil  |  Jul 17, 2003 12:43 PM [EST]

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