- Nov 20, 2014
Unless your grandma was a ho, I wouldn't say anything to anyone I wouldn't say to her. Pretty simple concept, actually.
Yes. Cursing is a habit, and you can make "work talk" habit separate from "play time talk" habit. Same as making "TBR appropriate" habit vs. "the FB page that my older relatives see appropriate" habit.Only a moron can't control a potty mouth, and that's coming from an old fleet sailor.
Cameras don't record audio and me against them isn't getting me anywhere. You kind of have to be able to prove it instead of having somebody know better than to do it in front of others or only others who would side with them. Why the fuck would I lie about being called names? Or about the time I turned off "fuck the police" the extended track and almost got corrective for touching someone's phone? The hotline doesn't fix things, it tells spot what behavior to cover up.First, "crap" in that context is a swear word. It refers to human excrement.
Second, I seriously doubt that someone calls you a bitch to your face on a regular basis and no one does anything. More likely someone lets loose with one or two choice words when they bang their knuckles or lose track of time and there's a lot of exaggeration as to the words and circumstances. After all, bitch to your face on a regular basis is hostile work environment and if the hotline somehow failed in remedying that you'd have an employment lawyer and wouldn't need to work after the settlement.
Like I told the OP, pull the stick out of your ass. A fairly quiet "oh shit!" is not the same as causing a hostile work environment.
Just speaking generally that in my store senior leadership is too busy looking out for themselves to stand up for anyone and risk breaking ranks with their peers. The only way they would stick up for anybody would be if favoritism or nepotism were involved, and then that person would be untouchable. The reverse is also true, that if one senior leader has it in for someone, the rest will fall in line behind their peer. Sad but true.But one TM against another? Why would leadership be so super protective of the harasser?
This. I am not someone who curses a lot. And if I ever do it’s pretty tame. I would say 8/10 of my tms including Tls and even my ETL curse in their everyday language. Most of those use the “F” word like are trying to see how many they can fit into one sentence. It’s this type of talk that I find offensive. Every now and then I’m cool w it. But using F every time your mouth opens it’s absolutely unprofessional and extremely tacky.Cursing is unacceptable. We are here for the guest. Times may be a changing but cursing should never be okay. In OPs circumstance, I would put the TM on a CCA immediately. Accidental slip on the salesfloor? Warning, but you can bet your ass I’m documenting that convo, just for the record. In the backroom? Off stage? Depends who is around, not every TM is okay with it. Even some of my TL peers don’t curse, so I don’t curse around them. Simple. Respect others. My team is expected to act and sound professional and courteous at all times. We are at work in a guest facing building for fuck’s sake. Can’t control yourself for no more than 8 hours? You have other issues and I sure as shit don’t want you on my team.