begpost, boost please 

im on unpaid medical leave, coping with ptsd from trauma i sustained on the job and continued abuse and exploitation from my employer

trying to keep a roof over my polycule's heads without taking on a ton of debt while i move onto the next chapter of my life as best i can. any amount is appreciated - it'll be going towards rent, food, debt, and moving a partner out of a bad situation out of state

with love and thanks,
-eri, alice, lily, and jm

i just want to thank everyone from the bottom of my heart who's taken the time and effort to read, favorite, and boost this; and to those who have donated

your kindness and compassion aren't without notice and a lot of gratitude, more than i can even put into words :heart_trans:

begpost, boost please (situation update) 

still navigating this situation - my partner is safe now but we're in debt. work-wise i have my union and the department of human rights on the case, but my family and i are still down to one income - we can pay our rent but not much more than that. any boosts or aid you can provide are so deeply appreciated. the post this one is in reply to has seen a ton of traffic and i can't articulate how much it means - thank you!! <3

workplace abuse vent 

lol, my organization's tactic to avoid my ada/fmla situation - a debacle of their own making - is to send the sole ada coordinator and "diversity and inclusion" director out of town until a deadline i have on paperwork that i can't complete without that person. unethical? yes. immoral? yes. illegal? let's find out!

workplace abuse vent, mh/ph 

sigh, another phone call with human rights in a few hours... this whole situation is running me ragged and there are still no guarantees. years in the making at that - im so tired of abuse and the systems that protect those who instigate and perpetuate it, especially under false pretenses of protecting the folks they're actively hurting. human resources is a joke, "diversity and inclusion" initiatives are a sham, and no one's consciences are clear at this point

workplace abuse vent 

hellish day with this all, little progress made. will do what i can, i think i have one set of options left...

workplace abuse, capitalism vent 

getting sent back into the meat grinder on tuesday, with no consequences for my employer's actions. i have a job interview elsewhere within the organization as well on the same day. damn this place to hell, and for society to force us all to work ourselves to death without power or option. we all suffer while the richest line their pockets. money is fake, our systems are facades, and we have enough resources to care for everyone and yet we don't. what a joke...

workplace abuse, capitalism vent, trauma 

im so beyond tired... i keep panicking and dissociating back and forth, and don't know how i can keep going. still looking for other low stress remote jobs. doing this with all with as much trauma as i have, with cptsd and panic disorder and bpd - feeling deeply unsafe most of my waking and unwaking hours from all of the abuse and threats of violence ive faced... i have a paralyzing amount of pain and resentment in me at this point; why cant i get a break

capitalism vent, trauma 

i have a family to care for that's looking to me for resources and answers - scared out of their wits that i wont be able to carry this weight indefinitely when im little more than a terrified child in a 29 year old vessel, drained and emptied of strength and fortitude. i need to find a solution to this all, and i just dont know where to go or what to do... im trying to not give into despair but this certainly is a dark chapter for me. this world is a contemptible place...

capitalism vent, trauma 

it's been particularly disenchanting having supposed advocates of mine turn their backs, get cold feet, overtly lie to me about their roles and intentions, or otherwise represent capitalistic interests over my well-being while pretending to help. even my trauma therapist has to worry about protecting me "too much" lest his practice be pulled into legal trouble by some corporate goliath. i dont know how some of these folks sleep with themselves at night... preposterous...

capitalism vent, trauma 

anyway, i have a lot of wellness tools under my belt and a few days to vomit and cope and breathe until im back to it again, living paycheck to paycheck, compounding my mental health issues indefinitely. for the immediate short-term, back to demon castle dracula, ironically a fictional world more comforting than my current reality. escapism is an impermanent respite, but one i'll take for now as i calm down

capitalism vent, advice? resources? etc.? 

candidly, i'll take any (good faith) feedback or advice i can get at this time. anyone in a similar boat willing to speak to any solutions they've found? low stress ways to make money? any rich-eating, guillotine-making tips otherwise? thank you in advance, with love and kindness

late stage capitalism, mh 

feeling calmer, thank y'all for tolerating my darkness. this stuff makes my blood boil knowing i have comparative privilege and choice compared to those even more inflicted by this classist hellscape, it really takes it out of me...

i wonder what it'll take to knock these fragile systems to pieces - they're extra brittle due to covid. i cant help but think of the gamestop stock thing even crippling things there. where else are we empowered collectively to wreak havoc?

begpost, boost please (situation update) 

thank you so much for the boosts and donations, it helps a ton! 💞

begpost, boost please (another situation update) 

nothing will come from the dept of human rights. i'll be going on disability for up to a year, that's all i got out of this. my union only cares about big contract issues, my org only cares about itself. a lot of bureaucracy and indifference, and the more i pushed the less anyone wanted to help. my union basically told me today they don't understand the significance of being harassed as a transwoman and have nothing else for me. im out of options

begpost, boost please (last situation update) 

at least i get to finally move on, knowing i stuck up for myself and others marginalized like myself; and did everything i could against a massive, uncaring machine only interested in my compliance as one of innumerable cogs. thank y'all for hearing me out on all these work posts - im glad this saga is finally over. we live in the realm of suffering, and there's only so much power any one of us has, especially in the current capitalistic dystopia

begpost (boost please), employer abuse, out of work 

after a months-long battle to better my situation, i've run out of cards to play - i'll be resigning on monday both from a principled and logistical standpoint, as i've been pigeon-holed into an even more untenable and financially unsustainable situation

on the plus side, i get to finally leave the abuse behind for good after years

on the negative, i'm obviously out of work as a result

any donations are appreciated!

begpost (boost please), employer abuse, out of work 

well, i have officially resigned... bittersweet being forced out of a job like this but it's for the best

begpost (boost please), employer abuse, out of work 

on a lighter note, lol

begpost (boost please), employer abuse, out of work 

they just got one hell of an exit interview lol...

re: begpost, boost please (situation update) 

@eri fyi if you include the protocol (usually https://) in the link it'll be clickable

re: workplace abuse vent 

@eri god what the actual fuck lol

re: workplace abuse vent 

@karma lmao right? hey it's federal law they're fucking with, they're running out of time and options with me. as soon as my employment status changes i lawyer up. in the meanwhile the department of human rights is investigating. have fun, suckers

workplace abuse vent 

@eri Holy carp! Hopefully there will be some actual consequences, both for the original situation *and* these kinds of transparent shenanigans. **hug**

workplace abuse vent 

@porsupah thank you so much - it's laughable but it's still not enough to get them into trouble apparently... hoping for better news soon! or at least a way out of this mess. they already have been union busting and i have a list of other items that seem.. dubious at best as well. im in this weird limbo state where no one is talking lol, guessing they're waking up their legal team

begpost, boost please (another situation update) 

@eri FFS. ***hug***

begpost, boost please (another situation update) 

@porsupah *hugs, thank you

begpost (boost please), employer abuse, out of work 

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