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06 Jul 2005

Heading for a Nervious Break Down
In Feb this year, our company got a new MD. Problem? He has made structural changes that have restricted my creativity as well as demoted me from my previous position. At the same time he has employed serveral people who have taken my functions into their own hands or elimanated basic concepts. This would be fine except I am now playing a role of cleaning up after all the staff. In April I worked 3 weeks straight for year end. No bonus, time off or overtime. I have tried to get leave and managed for the end of July (finally). During this our normal office manager has now lost control of staff absenties which often leaves our small department of 6 persons to me. As I was one of the original staff members I have a vars knowledge on all business aspects and often have to leave my work to do other work when the employees just don't pitch for work for days. The company does not repremand people and often governed by my own conscience and work ethics, find myself being the office scapegoat. To improve my situation, I have spoken to all our company directors. About a month ago I fliped (rather embarrassingly) and fought out right to keep some of my job. Promises have been made but not enforced. My work is credited to others on a daily basis and I find I work until 1am in the morning to complete my day and my work as I would be repremanded if I didn't. I now have lost my temper each day and each morning I feel like bunking work. Guiltly conscience I would get caught. I come home everyday and cry. My daily habits are also starting to include bursting out in tears when it gets to much. I am scare I will crack as I no longer can control my emotions at work
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

Don't you need to consult theDept of Labour, and a good labour lawyer ? Sounds like a breathtakingly incompetent new MD ! Start looking around for other places to work, where the MD is rational. I am sure they are on very didgy ground, legal;ly, in demoting you, fiddling with your duties, and in expecting unpaid overtime !
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