My wife texted me today as I was off work for Veterans Day programs at my kid's two schools.
Message was "look at the picture! Did you do this?"
It was a resignation email to my boss.
I immediately called my boss to tell her it wasn't me that did that. I also contacted the director of pharmacy and the security chief of MIS.
Seems a coworker got into my work email account and sent a resignation statement to my boss and copied my wife on it. Auto log off did not work.
I am beyond pissed.
Coworker said she was "just kidding. Sorry if it upset you. Thought you would know it was me".
She also changed my email signature to some less than professional comments.
This is a pharmacist. The techs told her it was a bad idea but she did it anyway.
Physical violence is frowned upon at work.
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I'm sure you have plenty of chemicals to use.....
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I don't have a cut
So she won't be eligible for unemployment insurance, right?
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What was the resolution between you and your employer and her and the employer?
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Just happened this morning. I've heard nothing.
I'd be livid. Enough that I'd also go out of my way to get at minimum serious disciplinary action taken. This goes well past "just a joke" territory.
"In order to understand recursion, you must first learn the principle of recursion."
This happened at my work all the time. Someone would leave their access card in their computer and leave...another would send an email from their machine to the boss. Fortunately I was the boss and all learned proper procedure!
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WTF. I can see pranks but you don't involve upper level in your pranks. Hopefully, you've got a clean history with regards to these kinds of pranks or there'll be a shit storm.
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Back in my Navy days leaving yourself logged in could result in an e-mail to the XO professing the undying love you have been harboring for him.
In the corporate world I am in now that would never be acceptable.
“Banning guns is like banning forks in an attempt to stop making people fat.” - Vince Vaughn
How was the OP damaged?
Negligent infliction of emotional distress?
OP did not lose his job, suffer a health condition or financial consequences.
Actions such as that where I work would result in immediate discipline, to include dismissal. I would demand that the perp be disciplined, and re-assigned to another area, at the very least.
BTW, my older son is now in his 3rd year at HSOP. His internship territory will be Columbus, starting in the summer.
The other GW
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I kept thinking this was a veteran's day joke.
There are some avenues. Your city/ state labor board, HR of the pharmacy you work, owners of the pharmacy (or CEO), and probably one or two more.
I'd defer to our Sig Forum legal beagles if there's a case for emotional distress.
Sentiment without action is the ruin of the soul.
Help, I'm having premonitions of future flashbacks.
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Some people listen to the noise of the world,
And some people listen to the quiet.
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Quote "I am beyond pissed."...
Taking this lightly, huh?
Seems to me like you are due a signing bonus on the rehire! ;-)
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I'm thinking (hoping...) that this was a tongue-in-cheek reference to the frivolous suits thread in the Lounge.
Be careful when following the masses. Sometimes the M is silent.
I knew some guys who sent in a transfer for their brand new sparkling manager to his manager. That didn’t end very well.
Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for thou art crunchy and taste good with catsup.
Not a very good resignation letter.
Always logout/lock your screen (it's all your fault....sarc). We have confidentiality rules to screen lock your pc when you leave your desk and about accessing someone else account.
Move on and let HR and/or the manager handle any corrective action (new written rules class to attend.) Don't do something juvenile like let the air out of her tires, shove a potato in her tail pipe, egg her car or any other immature stuff like that.
Perp. should be disciplined fairly strongly. Stunts like this go beyond practical jokes!
Harry Callahan "A man has got to know his limitations".
Teddy Roosevelt "Talk soft carry a big stick"
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She is an asshole.
Sadly, she is also a supposed “health professional”. One would think that with the level of responsibility she’s been taught/given in her field, she’d understand that professionals don’t do this. Adults don’t do this.
If it were up to me, she’d be dismissed. Not funny. Not cool. Not professional. Too many people don’t respect their own profession these days, and she’s a perfect example.
"Trust, but verify."
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