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Employer Harrasment

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I am a resident of Illinois and I believe that my employer is being unfair and I want to know what my rights are, if any?

About 3 months ago, I was attacked on my job. I work for a corrections facility and an inmate attempted to sexually assault me. It was a very terrifying experience. I was being paid excused absence by my employeer for approximately 6 weeks, because they did not contact workers compensation and I had no idea I could have. When I asked for a transfer to a different position, one that did not involve working with inmates, it seemed as though my employer did not know what to do with me. I was offered two positions, one working with inmates that I declined for obvious reasons and another working until 10 p.m. that I also declined, since my working hours before the incident were 8 a.m. - 4p.m. and have a part-time job from 5-11 that I've had much longer and were aware of. I was then called in to speak the Director of Operations who, spoke to me in a very rude and abusive manner. He told me that I was going to take whatever position he wanted me to and if I didn't like it, I could do whatever I felt I had to. He placed me in a new position that is extremely far from my home, has prohibited any promotions and raises and has caused more stress in my life. I have been diagnosed with PTSD and have been seeing a therapist. I was told that if I wanted to continue to see my therapist, that any time off work to accomodate my doctor's schedule, would be deducted from my time card. (I asked for an hour per week). I wouldn't need to see a theapist if I was not attacked on my job. Also, sending me to work over an hour from my home is also affecting my ability to get to my part-time job on time. I am a single parent and have always worked relatively close to home, in case of emergencies. I had explained this to the Dir. of Operations and he sent me to the farthest location anyway. There are two locations where my skills as an instructor can be utilized that are closer to where I live, but he refuses to send me there. Is there anything I can do. He is making my life miserable just because he can. I am the victim and feel like the perpetrator. Please help.

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