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I would like to write a letter to the editor of our local newspaper about being bullied at work.

Prescott Valley, AZ |

If I don't disclose the name of the organization, can I be held liable for anything? The organization has threatened me with legal action if I say anything about how hostile the work environment is.

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What do you intend to accomplish with a letter to the editor with no name of your employer? If you really want to do something significant, and continue to feel your employer has exposed you to a hostile work environment, you should seriously consider talking to a local attorney to provide you with some guidance on your options available. Good luck.


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I'm not exactly sure what this means.......sorry to be so dense, but will I get sued even if I don't release the name of the company?


You understand that you can be fired for what you contemplate doing even if you cannot be successfully sued for defamation?

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I quit my job because of the bullying - so firing me is not an option. The organization 's satallite office only has 5 full time employees and one part time employee. Every single person has been bullied by the same person and all quit within one year most lasting only 2 months.

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