21. "You always have to game out the worst case scenario... " In response to In response to 15
So you have to ask yourself, "What happens if/when this gets to HR?"
Whenever a dispute between coworkers gets to HR, it's at the point where there's going to be some kind of disciplinary action taken. Now, just because you're the aggrieved party, that doesn't mean that you'll be in the right. When HR asks things like, "Did you communicate this issue to your coworker?" or "Did you try to resolve this on your own?", if your answer is no then you're taking the air out of your case. So you want to be buttoned up so that, if someone's gonna get some shit put in their file, it won't be you,