My grandma has worked with California and now Washington school districts for over 40 years. My grandma is the kind of person who is skilled, efficient, happy and motivated. My grandma is 62 years old and thee most innocent, mild natured person I have ever met. The kind of person that would split herself in half to help someone out.
For the last few years my grandma has been working in a certain area of the school district dealing with the community.
In the last year they have told her in more words than I can say here that she is incompetent. (She's not) She's not skilled or savvy. (She is) She isn't a team player. (She's the queen of team players) they have harassed and discriminated her into nothing, giving her other peoples work piled on top of her own, making her learn new program after new program when no one else has to, telling her she's not good enough, not smart enough, not proactive enough and not competent. (she is)
Today she was brought into a 3rd meeting with the head honchos of the district in a month. Only this time instead of having her union rep on her side and instead of them trying to help her constructively, they brought a list telling her that she is basically a monster. Telling her she isn't good enough. Telling her so many horrible things it makes me cry just to think them.
People are cruel. They ambushed her and verbally assassinated her character, her self worth and everything in between.
That's my grandma, the most wonderful, sweetest person I know without a mean bone in her body and they massacred her.
It kills me, and now I'd like to kill them.
Not seriously of course, but I hope karma or justice is as cruel to them as they have been to her.
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