December 10th, 2010

State WSDOT HR Director fired for being a bully

Kermit, the HR director for the Washington State Department of Transportation, has reportedly terrorized HR staff for years. He has now been fired for being a bully. And he now chooses to sue the state. Watch the Seattle NBC affiliate KING-TV report that aired on Dec. 9. Great tale of workplace bullying. Everything is accurate except the myth that HR is supposedly the role model for organizational integrity.


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  1. Jay Jacobus says:

    The story here is the court does not have the authority to remove a person based on testimony from abused employees.

    But they do have the authority to compensate him when he files a lawsuit.
    Go figure.

  2. Pat Navadomskis says:

    this sounds very like the TRUTH to me—
    fear of lawsuits made HR cover up what seemed to be a never ending list of complaints–Business has a right to protect itselve but when bullies cuase more damage than any stupid lawsuit and health damaging infliction of verbal abuse,retaliation sabatouge getting rid of the problem makes more sense—thank GOD you work with the hostile nasty lying backstabbing gossip spreading MORONS- get rid of BULLIES see what is behind this attack on coworkers RUNNING OFF JOBS STEALING JOBS STOP the MOBBING when the bully and bullies get the whole place to turn agaist you Come after you for reporting this

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