Unit 8 Reading Activities Plus Questions

Read the following text and then complete the activities that follow.

Dialog between a HR rep and two employees

John: Hi Tim, could I have a word with you?

HR rep: Of course John. What can I do for you?

John: Well, I have run into a bit of a problem. It’s about Steven, you know my supervisor.

HR rep: Ok, what has he done?

John: It sounds a little silly but recently I have the feeling that he is treating me much worse than the other guys on my team. It started with small comments about my performance, but lately he has started demanding that I come in early and stay late. I wouldn’t mind but it is only me. The other guys don’t have to do it.


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Quiz: Reading Questions

1. Disciplinary actions can be a suspension or even a termination.
2. Existing conflicts in a workplace should always be settled quickly.
3. Disagreeing parties can never work out a compromise.
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