Sexist rude men in the workplace

February 4, 2010 at 1:50 pm in Work & Money by Anonymous

Was wondering if anyone is going thru this at work. I have been working in a male dominated field for almost 20 years. 4 years ago I had to relocate and start over again after a layoff due to a major downsize in the industry.

The company I work for is a good company, but I had to transfer to another city with the same company so my husband and I could live and work in the same city. I was told that I was going to the worst station in the company, and that sure was true.

The day I showed up ( 3 years ago )someone said,” I see they hired another B—h” , That person got fired eventually for other reasons.  Since I have been here I have been bullied, insulted, told women dont belong here etc. It will not stop, and I have never had this happen to me. I always did my work with pride, and got along well with most people. I was also in the Air Force and never had these type of problems. It is also happening to some of the nice guys I work with. Not a day gose by without some smart or nasty comment, I would quit if I could, but that is not an option. If I went to or called HR I would be labeled even more. My husband tells me to give it back to them and fight, but I know that will not work. Then I end up fighting with my husband because he cant seem to understand how this is tearing me apart, I am now disgusted and depressed, even at home, just exhausted from all of it. I am going to apply for a federal job, but I want to be prepared, and make a good impression.

I just wonder how some of those mean selfish men treat their wives, mothers, or daughter. Some of them make such horrible comments about women, it gets me so angry. These people have been talked to by local management, but they still keep the insults coming no matter what you do.