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They publicly fired me for unethical conduct that I did not do... I am still intensely bothered that people I devoted my time to, and trusted, threw me out as a thief, how could they know me so little?
I have a pretty severe problem that happened to me recently.
A month went by and I contacted my old boss repeatedly eventually threatening him with my legal right to know why I was fired. He called me after another two weeks and told me that I was caught stealing via mileage reimbursement. He sighted a specific off-campus interview that I hadn't gone to, it was rescheduled. However, I had called my middle manager and told her the patient was rescheduled. Well somehow a mileage report showed up two weeks earlier than due that included that interview location from the previous week.... with my signature. I am now in the process of pressing charges against my middle manager for forgery, however, all my professional relationships created at this facility are ruined!! They publicly fired me for unethical conduct that I did not do. Several of my old very good professional contacts will not answer my emails. I am very hurt that after two years of good service to a company one rotten apple has managed to turn everyone against me and get me fired in one fell swoop... Because of my qualifications and past record I had no trouble finding another even better job but I am still intensely bothered that people I devoted my time to and trusted threw me out as a thief, how could they know me so little? How could they trust me so little?
WHY AND HOW THIS HAPPENED
REPAIRING YOUR REPUTATION
Rick Brandon, Ph.D. and Marty Seldman, Ph.D., Co-authors
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