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Response to Snoozin (Original post)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 06:28 PM

42. Document everything - always. Get copies of

all of your performance appraisals. Visit an attorney to help you prepare, because I think Obama is going to win. It will be a tight race, but he's probably going to win it.

My husband and 1400 other employees won a substantial employment discrimination lawsuit, because they were able to document everything. Every one of the 1400 who lost their jobs were eventually made whole by the eventual settlement. It took just over 4 years (the first year to get the EEOC ruling, 3 years to work out the amount of settlement), but it did work out. In my husband's case, it was an age discrimination lawsuit, because the company laid off 3000 employees nearing vesting in the retirement program. And...those documents meant the world. Documents. Write down every threat - time of day, who was within earshot, other details about the nature of the conversation when this came up.

Additionally, be aware that if he wants to fire you "for cause" to prevent you from getting unemployment benefits, he will come up with some other reason like you taking too much sick time, too long of lunch breaks, arriving too late for work or leaving early. He sure as heck isn't going to cop to laying you off for how he believes you may have voted.

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