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I work at a high tech computer company (top 5 brands) at their main HQ in Canada. The drawback is that all the employees converse in Mandarin/Cantonese and are rude and disrespectful to employees whom are not of Chinese origin. I have repeatedly asked our HR to advise on a respectful and cordial method to change this, so none of our employees feel uncomfortable. Nope, they say its how it is and I shouldn't feel uncomfortable otherwise I am a racist. So my question would be, am I in the wrong? Especially being a world wide billion if not trillion dollar company, and being the only HQ in Canada, is it alright that they're treating their employees in this manner. To top it off they have people with no experience whatsoever (No Secondary let alone Post Secondary degrees) work in customer service, and fire people who are extremely qualified and accept less in pay just for the "experience". Especially when these employees are ex warehouse/and or technical staff, from the same company. Also consider that their misspellings and typos in emails that are highly crucial are causing confusions for their customers because they think its spam.
If I have been offered a job with a client of my company and I have the following clause; Q - How enforceable is it? Q - If I have signed a conditional offer with the client, am I in breach already, even though I haven't started? "Non-Solicitation: You agree that you will not, during the course of your employment with the Company and for twelve (12) months following your departure from the Company whether by resignation, termination, or otherwise, directly or indirectly solicit any client of the Company or accept business/employment from any client of the Company, either on your own behalf or any other person(s). For the purposes of this Section, the term “client” shall mean a customer of the Company to whom you provided services, assistance or information to during the course of your employment with the Company. You agree that you will not, during the course of your employment with the Company and for twelve (12) months following your departure from the company whether by resignation, termination, or otherwise, without the prior written consent of the Company, directly or indirectly solicit or hire any person who is an employee of the Company as of that date, either on your own behalf or on behalf of any other person(s)"
I was terminated by a bar as a busser after 4 months working with them. They did not give me any termination pay, and their reason was I was late/absent often, and a couple shifts some employees said I wasn't working very hard. I was never absent, I was late on 3 different occasion, 3 hours, 30 minutes, and 15 minutes respectively. Those were complied into a write-up warning that I and my manager signed. After that I was never acknowledged as late again, and the longest I would have been would be 10 minutes if I was ever late. I can give more details on the few shifts I wasn't working hard, if needed. The only issue they voiced was I stood around more than they would have liked. They neglect the 3 summer months that it was crazy busy and I worked extremely hard while their other employees stood around. That's not relevant to them. Am I entitled to any termination pay? Or do you think this would fall under a "trivial" cause for neglect of duty? Thanks for you time.
Can I be terminated for asking my boss why when I asked for help during an extremely busy dinner rush why I got no help and she told me to shut the fuck up and threatened me with my job then the next morning I went in for my shift and they fired me for the confrontation the night before, can they fire me for that ?