Saturday, November 03, 2007

Wal-mart Makes Him Lose His Disability

i have worked for walmart for 7and half ;years i have been tle shop manager 2 times and was support manager until a few days ago i started with wm and told them iwanted part time as i was getting disability and could not afford to lose it after a bout a month they talked me in to going full time i ended up loosing my disability and having to pay most of it back last year i was asked to sign a job description that i had already signed the manager that asked me to sign saidif i did i would be required to lift and pull pallets climb letter's of what ever they asked of me i told him i had already signed one and he said if i did notsign it again i would loose my position or possibly beasked to resign from my current job if i did sign it iwould have to do as he asks with no argument did not sign it i said i had already signed one and i had medical papers in my file that said i had restrictions on lifting or climbing i have a medal rod in my leg and did not want to mess it up then a few weeks laterthe oil tank ran over and i was called into the officeand told i was getting a written coaching as i had already had a verbal on the paper i did not sign wehave been short handed since i started to work i havepaper work that is supported to be done by me or shopmanager i was told by the dept/manager not to worryabout it until we got enough help to cover the shop as some nights i was the only in the shop to do the work and the customers came first and she would handle it until we got enough help they finally got a new shopmanager and more help and i got called into the officeand was told to step down from my manager job and tomove into the shop and work under the new manager thathasn't worked for but a few weeks and he informed methat i was his underling and was to do as he said ihave since fell and got hurt and they are making me a greeter in the same dept and their Dr said that icould stand or lean for my shift i can not stand very long or sit in one position for any length of time ori hurt very bad i feel like they are doing this to force me to quit i have been treated bad since theychanged managers and gave us a market manager i wastold when i got the job i was over the shop manager but he came i and told me that he was boss and i wasunderling to him and all managers when they called meinto the office i was told i had to do as he says or else is the Way i take it and he will make it or else when they make me change jobs i was forced in my opinion to sign a change of job paper today to go andbe greater for the same dept it seems like yourappreciated until they think they have used you enoughthen they try to get rid of you we have lost most ofour longtime people to bad management story is allotlonger but have said enough right now thank you for your time ND