Hello, my name is Ben and it is my pleasure to assist you with your question today. How long have you worked there for?
Do you know who the intended recipient was and what the purpose of the email was?
Yes, we have weekly catch up meetings but nothing is ever noted.
Have you approached the manager or anyone else about this?
just spoke to work colleague, the notes stated that my boss did not wish to meet with me again alone as he found me disrespectful.
ok let me get my response ready please
can i just add, it feels ike a complaint about me but wasn't meant for me to see, the tone is so angry and aggressive in its swlf.
It is unfortunately not uncommon for employees to make complaints to others about their colleagues and everyone has had a ‘moan’ now and then. I understand this is slightly more detailed than just a moan but the principle is the same. It only becomes an issue where the target becomes aware of the complaints or the complainant makes false allegations which are acted upon by the employer, such as disciplining the employee for these or creating a negative atmosphere in the office, with the target suffering from this.
What you mention in relation to this being ‘assassination of character’ is legally referred to as defamation but you should not try and get involved in pursuing it as such because it is a very complex and expensive claim and not something I would recommend in the circumstances. You may certainly mention the term when dealing with the employer over this but not actually make a legal claim for it.
This matter is best dealt with in the following manner:
Please let me know if this has answered your original question or if you need me to clarify anything else for you in relation to this? Thanks