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Boss sent me a nasty email, I replied and proved she was wrong, and yet no apology. sm

Posted By: Dreaming MT on 2006-01-01
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This is not the first time -- she's the first to blast you if she thinks you didn't make your line count, work when you should, etc., but if she makes a mistake, she NEVER says "I'm sorry," or "I was wrong" ... nada!  Most of the time, I just blow it off.  The pay is great, the accounts good, and sufficient work, but other times, I wonder if it is worth it.  I suppose in today's job market, I should just be glad to be employed ... maybe I'm just greedy in also wanting to be treated with professionalism, respect, and courtesy. 

Not sure if I even have a point -- guess I just needed to vent a bit.  Thanks for "listening."   

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Boss Yelled at me - no apology
I worked for a lunatic like that once.  File a complaint with EEOC for her "creating a hostile work environment".  This may change her tune to a sweeter one.
I guess she proved you wrong!! She did it!! ROFL
You analogy is ridiculous.

No degree or certification is required to be an MT, Sandie. How out of touch are YOU?!

At least they replied to your email ...

They never even acknowledged receipt of my resume with over 20 years of experience in acute care.

Replied to wrong message. (nm)
oops, replied in the wrong place, please see my reply under the original message. nm
just remember, the door of professionalism swings both ways!
nasty email
I worked for a lady who would send me nasty email in all CAPS and in BOLD.  Finally I asked her if was her version of yelling at me and she said "no, I was in bold and caps and forgot to remove"  Yah Right.  She never did it to me again.  I just thought How UNPROFFESIONAL! I don't work for her anymore and I am treated respectfully by my new employer.
There's nothing wrong w/ honesty, it's the nasty

rude, mean, demeaning and downright vicious comments that we're talking about.  Just because it's not all "rosy & lucratiive" doesn't mean you can't offer a nice word of encouragement.  Why step all over someone's dream just because your dream didn't come true with this industry?  Maybe it's not all about the money.  Maybe someone is going into this field in order to be at home with their family.  You can be honest without being nasty and rude, that's the whole point here.  Be honest, tell it like it is, but for heaven's sake, KEEP IT FRIENDLY.

FWIW, nasty is in the eye of the beholder and you have given nasty as good as you got.
Read your posts again very carefully.
Oops put my email in the wrong spot..oh well. No flaming emails please LOL.
Oops put my email in the wrong spot..oh well. No flaming emails please LOL.
There is nothing wrong with the MTStars Line Counter. If you have issue, you need to email
and take it up with us directly rather than post openly on the forum. Email to support@mtstars.com
No, as an IC, I am my own boss. I contract out my transcribing services, but I am my own boss.
You just proved our point.
Most certainly the purpose of the govt is NOT to be your parent. Our tax dollars should go to repairing infrastructure, maintaining a military for the protection of our country, creating law, but it sure as heck was never intended to be the financial support for generations of deadbeats and clueless people who take no responsibility for their own survival. Our society is crashing because too many people want Mommy and Daddy Washington to take care of them.
Was not dismissed - she proved nothing
Was not dismissed it was denied because it was dealing with IC -- completely different than being dismissed.  She proved nothing except that she pays IC's and not employees.  So this would prove nothing. 
You proved my point.. Most active ON RECORD, which is but a blip in
Please leave an email or email me at my address....click the email button. Thanks...nm
Best thing - I am my own boss and my own emloyee, worse thing - I am my own boss and my own


wrong, wrong, wrong. work is being outsourced because of $. period. not because of unqualified MTs
Apology Again

I'm sorry amdahwd you did stick up for me.  I guess I misread another post that sounded as if they were saying just shut up and take the abuse  - -  LOL!!!  Like I said I have been back to work for 7 days now and have not slept real well since, so I am a little cranky. 

Regarding firing this person, every time I bring it up they say that they cannot let her go because she is FMLA, that she is protected!  It is ridiculous.  She has only worked 7 out of the past 18 work days this month.  This is the normal pattern for her.  I only have two other fulltime transcriptionists besides myself, and again I am the supervisor and have other duties besides transcribing.  We transcribe for 42 therapists and physicians.  We are very, very busy.  I used to push and put out 1800 to 2200 lines a night.  I am no longer going to kill myself for this company. 

I asked to get someone hired before I went out on surgical leave to get them trained, etc. , before I left.  Did that happen no!  They said that I had all positions available filled (even though one is never here).  So, with this person calling off all the time when I was gone, and one of my other transcriptionists taking a very hard earned vacation, we are in a mess.  The administration around here just does not get it.  They are always wondering why we are behind.  I was asked once by the CEO, "Well, all you do is type right?".  Needless to say, I am burnt out and just needed to vent.  I figured MTStars was the place to vent, as I was thinking some of you may have been, or are, in a position such as mine. 

Sorry for sounding so #@%$!


Sorry to sound so snotty in my last post, but I did not sleep well last night due to my foot throbbing all night long.  I just wanted to add one more thing.  I currently have insurance, which I have worked for.  The issue is, if I go ahead and just work 4 hours a night for the next month until this foot feels better, my HR person states then there will be an issue with the insurance! 

This FMLA person has left me in such a bind with our workload that it is not funny.  She was transferred from data entry because they could not keep up with her calling off.  So, the plan was to put her in transcription so she could take work home to do if she had to be home.  This has never occurred. 

Anyway, it's my problem - - whatever.  Back to soaking my foot!

Apology for angry MTs
Please speak for yourself! On reading the posts - no one called anyone a liar. We just asked for information or proof. There is abundant false information out there. I worked as an IC for a company who had "hired MQ" to take over the hospital jobs but the quality of work they got was so poor, they went back to their own MTs and FIRED MQ. I am not FOR or AGAINST MQ. I simply work there now and need facts. If the DQmanage has that ability, then new hires should be able to ask, "just exactly will I be paid for up-front" instead of taking the job and then finding out half of their work is not paid for. I have no fangs and I did not tear anyone up.
Apology for angy MTs
I'm sorry also. Our profession is so full of BS and lies, it is almost impossible to get "the truth" about anything. :)
Apology accepted!
Yeah, you will get an apology
the minute you brush, floss and rinse with listerine, go clean out your ears too. I see a lot of wax.
apology accepted!
No hard feelings - ok ? Thanks again.....

apology accepted
Thank you.
Apology accepted, but
if you truly do not want to offend someone, then do not insinuate, suggest at, or call them names of any kind. My post in no way insinuated that anyone of my age should not or would not post on MySpace...I just said I didn't and answered the OP's age question. I did not deserve to be called ANYthing for doing that...and yes, it offended me, but your apology is accepted. thank you.
Apology accepted, but...sm

Again, please, I don't want it to sound like I give a hoot if her parents are divorced or not, that's not my issue.

I was simply asking for opinions mostly regarding teens working and paying for their expenses themselves, like gas, shopping, etc. 

Let me state my point clearly...Do your teens work? If so, how old were they when they started? Do you feel that teens working interferes with their school and if so, how? These are the things I'm wondering about, NOT divorced parents, sheesh!

apology.... yes by adminitrator

i offered to send the administrator anything they need in one of the comments.  i have proof of my innocence.  geez......... doris latta stated in one of the documents she sent to the labor board that she did not have proof or copys of her pay history.  hello!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  lol

well i have all proof of payments and i do not use checks.


Thanks to all who replied..

Thanks for your advice.  I know I just need to search and search some more but sometimes I get soooo very down about the whole thing.. and to think that I left an MT position at a hospital near my home four years ago that I enjoyed but wanted/needed to go home to work.. Thing is.. about a year down the road, all their MTs went home to work for them--all making nice cash per line and benefits.. all local doctors.. waaahhhh.. I seem to make THE WORST choices..

 Guess I'll keep looking..  thanks again.

Thank you to all of you who replied!!


I really appreciate all of you for taking the time to respond... Being new to the business, I was wondering if I was just going crazy to be a little hurt by my boss' behavior. 

Thanks again, everyone! 

I had already replied about this down below
I hadn't looked at the book very well...just got it today and I've been having a bad day. My son is sick and things have been rough around here. Thanks though...I got it figured out!
Thank you to everyone that replied!
I'm sure that he is going to be just fine. You know how it is when you get a dog, they feel like a child to you. I just worry a little, but he really is doing great. I can tell that he is happy. The first couple of days he was very lethargic and you could just tell by looking in his eyes that he didn't feel well. Now he has more energy and his eyes are brighter. His coat is shinier and feels soft compared to the *greasy* feeling it had before. He is great with my son, and has already become a part of this family after such a short time. I feel very lucky to have found such a great dog! Thanks to all of you for your kind words and advice. I'll let you know how Buster is doing after our next visit to the Vet next week.
THANK YOU to those that replied. sm

It seems that I need to have a serious discussion with my boyfriend.  I agree that if the children don't want to eat what we are eating then they can fix something for themselves.  I don't mind purchasing alternate food items every now and then for them, but that can become expensive.  I also feel that it teaches them that they can have whatever they want whenever they want no matter what.  I was raised that you didn't get your own "special" meal just because you didn't like what was being made for dinner.

Even though they are not my children, it is partly my money that is going into their picky little gullets.  I feel that I should be able to enjoy a meal instead of feeling sick to my stomach from eating the same old things all the time.  My boyfriend has different feelings about the matter.  He feels guilty if he doesn't do what they want.  It's really kind of scary sometimes how he babies them.  Like I said before, his daughter is 18 years old and is AFRAID to use the oven.  I can understand wanting your children to have the best and to be happy...and I can also understand how we, sometimes, as single parents can feel very guilty about things, but there comes a point when enough is enough! 

I thank goodness sometimes that we don't live together yet.  They live next door.  It's actually very nice this way for now.  I do love his children very much and I love him so very much, but there comes a time when children need to grow up a little and get out of that stage that everything is about them.  I raised my son in a very different manner.  Yes, he is spoiled, but not in such a way that he thinks the whole world revolves around him and everyone else is just supposed to fall in line.

I should say that they are great kids and are not snotty or rude.  They make excellent grades in school and they treat me like gold.  I don't want to sound like they are monsters.  I think that I will sit down with him and tell him how I feel about this, and tell him that if we can't make some kind of compromise about dinners my son and I will be eating at home from now on and will come over after dinner.  I am not going to keep contributing to the grocery bill for dinners if I can't have what I want to eat from time to time.  I'm hoping he will agree.   

thanks to those who replied
your answers helped me and confirmed what I had already been feeling. It's been a very, very difficult situation and you are right about his kids not having enough discipline. Thanks again.
Thanks to all who replied - nm
I got your apology and it is absolute accepted!
Moderator and everybody else, my apology was DELETED. sm
I had wrote an apology for coming across so nasty earlier and I am sure that the gals that were involved in this post read it before somebody deleted it and decided to give me a warning. 
Moderator, can I ask why my first apology was deleted?nm
We all saw it and all it said was sorry for coming across so nasty.
There was another post that I replied to and it
is gone.  I didn't say anything to warrant being deleted so don't know if someone else did, or they just got slap happy and deleted more than they intended. 
You might be in for a surprise considering he replied..
You replied to mine below.
I didn't post this one, so it must be someone else.
That was a joke, because nobody replied for a while.
The site can be addicting, but of course you can run it in the background. If you have the foghorn on you can hear when a bottle comes in. :o}
But you replied to MY post
and called me a doubting Thomas because I doubted it could be done on 1 income.  Now you're going to act confused?
I hope "sm" got my apology about the nickel.
To person who replied about TRXinc OR.
You stated that the "owner is a lunatic".  I recall I left it to your discretion to elaborate on that, but YOU DIDN'T.  Okay, I admit, I'm freaking out a tad.  Please at least privately e-mail me. 
I replied back with the address to the
fraud department of my local police department.
Is the post you replied to directly above this one?
If not, the one you replied to may have been deleted. They can't control that. They delete one part and everything in response to it automatically goes with it. They can't leave responses hanging there when the one it was tacked onto was deleted.
haha, am dyslectic without my expander...apology upfront (nm)
Thanks to those who replied! *SM* for free BOS-2 e-book downloads!!
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