Was discharged due to "misconduct." In 5 years I worked at Nordstrom I've had 6 department bosses. With the 1st five mngrs i never had a negative remark either about me as a person or my work. Not sure what I did but the 6th and current cust service manager hated me. Literally would go out of her way to scrutinize what I did or how I did any task. She did this to like an unprofessional extent. Fabricating incident's and reports to HR to be put in my file. She'd say I was scheduled to work and I'd have a printed schedule proving otherwise. After 5 days of meeting her she went through 5 months of back "time clock" punch-ins to write me up for days I clocked in anywhere like 3 to 10 mins late. I was the only one she did this to. Received 2 more of these throughout the rest of my employment there managed by her,(approx 1 1/2 yrs) but ended with the 3rd write up. Now I never signed 1 single write up cause I felt what was being said was not true, merited or even made up. My fiance, who works same store but totally different department, was then targeted by my ex manager who obligated wife's Dept manager to write he up. Got her fired as well. There's more to it
Unfortunately, you were an at will employee unless you had an express agreement to the contrary with your employer. As such you could be disciplined and terminated for any reason or even no reason at all. Unless you can prove that this sixth manager treated you this way because you are a member of a protected class of people, or because you engaged in some form of legally-protected conduct, you likely have no recourse here. That is true even if this supervisor wrote you up for things that were objectively false.
Good luck to you.
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