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    What to do?

    What to do.
    Position: Currently working on running a business while holding a 9 to 5 job. I work at "my" company when I get out.
    So, at the 9 to 5 I have an individual who is supposed to be a team leader, whatever that means....... This guy is hot and cold, some days he is great - shows us how to do things, etc. Other days he tells the boss that his coworkers are lazy, unprofessional, this and that. So I went for my review and the head boss lights me up, 45 minutes of lecture about what a piece of crap I am. The head boss gets all of the insight from the lead tech, mr. A whole. So I am in a daze for a week after getting slammed.
    Then I dont know if this was a blessing or whatever, me and another team mate find 3 boilers, 2 shut off, and the 1 not flow switch jumped out! This boiler when we find it was firing with 216# of pressure on the glass and half full of water! No it was not a steam boiler!!! Guess who jumped it out?
    Then I learned Mr. intelligent stole 2 heat exchangers from our work place! Prob. 3 to 4 hundred each for scrap! They where never his!!!! They belong to this facility!
    So I have been going back and forth, do I write HR a anonymous note to get his ass fired or do I deal with mr. hot and cold and potentially get myself fired!
    So strange 5 minutes he is on your side the other 5 he is throwing you under the bus!!
    WHAT TO DO??

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    Sounds like Mr hot and cold either has some insecurity issues or is playing with drugs.

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    Get him, before he gets you!
    Tell hr everything with solid proof. If you tell him first, you will be on the chopping block before you have a chance to spill your beans
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    If you're working on getting your own gig together, probably just grin and bear it till you can just do that full time.

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    Speak with a professional in HR relations who will represent your interests.
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    Larger companies often have outside investigators look into theft and potential deadly safety violations. At this point you are aware that both have occurred. From your post others are aware also . If this information finds its way to HR via others, and the investigation determines that others ( you) knew about the theft and safety violations and did not report them , you may be made an example of.
    CYA

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    I would hire someone to represent me and contact the co with all relevant information on my behalf.
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    How much money would you be willing to spend?

    Probably an email to HR, then CC'd to the owner and another in management would be sufficient. Puts it on record with a date stamp. And puts enough people on notice so it would be more difficult to bury it.


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    I would hire someone to represent me and contact the co with all relevant information on my behalf.

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    When making the arrangement, he would have his representative ask that the Co pay for the expense, based on their damages to him and his reputation, and for his willingness to reveal all he knows about the illegal activity.
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    Sounds a bit over the top to me.

    Have you ever done anything like that in the past?


    Quote Originally Posted by timebuilder View Post
    When making the arrangement, he would have his representative ask that the Co pay for the expense, based on their damages to him and his reputation, and for his willingness to reveal all he knows about the illegal activity.

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    Just let it go! you will get yourself fired! A guy I know found himself in similar situation and went to the boss with it, boss told him "if "hot and cold" didn't have arms I still would find him something to do around here" and just like that he was on his way out, the world is full of "hot&colds". What kind of business are running after work?
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    find new job if boss don't like you. I lose my job before...

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    Quote Originally Posted by durussel78 View Post
    What to do.
    Position: Currently working on running a business while holding a 9 to 5 job. I work at "my" company when I get out.
    So, at the 9 to 5 I have an individual who is supposed to be a team leader, whatever that means....... This guy is hot and cold, some days he is great - shows us how to do things, etc. Other days he tells the boss that his coworkers are lazy, unprofessional, this and that. So I went for my review and the head boss lights me up, 45 minutes of lecture about what a piece of crap I am. The head boss gets all of the insight from the lead tech, mr. A whole. So I am in a daze for a week after getting slammed.
    Then I dont know if this was a blessing or whatever, me and another team mate find 3 boilers, 2 shut off, and the 1 not flow switch jumped out! This boiler when we find it was firing with 216# of pressure on the glass and half full of water! No it was not a steam boiler!!! Guess who jumped it out?
    Then I learned Mr. intelligent stole 2 heat exchangers from our work place! Prob. 3 to 4 hundred each for scrap! They where never his!!!! They belong to this facility!
    So I have been going back and forth, do I write HR a anonymous note to get his ass fired or do I deal with mr. hot and cold and potentially get myself fired!
    So strange 5 minutes he is on your side the other 5 he is throwing you under the bus!!
    WHAT TO DO??
    hot water boiler with 216 pounds of pressure due to flow switch jumped out? the PRV should have been blowing like a 50 cent hooker if that was the case
    you will attract more flies with honey than with vinegar, but you can attract the most with a dead cat

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