#UK Vivienne Leggett calls out sexism in racing trade after Greg Rudolph is promoted by Racing SA #UKnews
Woman bullied so badly by her boss she’ll by no means work once more says ‘poisonous tradition’ is alive and properly after he was appointed to a senior job in the identical trade
- Vivienne Leggett was awarded $2.8million in July for office bulling case
- The courtroom discovered her overbearing former boss Greg Rudolph had ‘ruined her life’
- Mr Rudolph was lately promoted to racing operations supervisor by Racing SA
- Ms Leggett stated it means he can ‘simply transfer on along with his life’ whereas she is ‘nonetheless caught’
A lady bullied so badly by her boss that she swore to by no means work once more says his new promotion is an instance of ‘poisonous tradition’ being alive and properly within the horse racing trade.
Vivienne Leggett, 54, spent greater than 25 years working for Hawkesbury Race Club, in north Sydney, in sponsorship and promotions earlier than she was pressured to stop by her overbearing boss Greg Rudolph in 2016.
Federal Court paperwork from earlier this yr present Mr Rudolph repeatedly humiliated and mistreated Ms Leggett from the primary time they met when he instructed her she was paid ‘an excessive amount of cash’ and known as her a ‘nothing’.
Mr Rudolph stood down from his place following the courtroom case, which discovered his office bullying had ‘successfully destroyed Mrs Leggett’s life’. She was awarded $2.8 million.
However, he has now been promoted to racing operations supervisor with Racing SA.
Vivienne Leggett (above) stated her former bullying boss’s new promotion means he can ‘simply transfer on along with his life’ whereas she is ‘nonetheless caught within the foetal place’
Ms Leggett’s case towards former Hawkesbury Race Club CEO Greg Rudolph (above) discovered he had ‘ruined her life’ by his oppressive administration
‘He has not been held accountable for his actions. Racing is about jobs for the boys, they only give him a pat on the again and he strikes on,’ Ms Leggett instructed The Advertiser.
She stated her former boss’s new job meant he can ‘simply transfer on along with his life’ whereas she is ‘nonetheless caught within the foetal place’.
‘Within 5 months, this particular person ruined my life,’ she stated and warned his new feminine coworkers to ‘be very, very cautious’.
Ms Leggett started her lawsuit towards Mr Rudolph in 2019 and in July was awarded a $2.8million payout after the choose discovered the office bullying ‘successfully destroyed Mrs Leggett’s life’.
‘She can’t work and, because the joint specialists agreed, is completely incapacitated from doing so due to Mr Rudolph’s and the membership’s conduct,’ the choose stated.
In an interview following the case, Ms Leggett stated she misplaced her self whereas working for Mr Rudolph.
‘I misplaced my identification. I used to be all the time Vivienne Leggett from Hawkesbury Race Club – I wasn’t Ashley or Scott’s mum, I used to be Vivienne, from Hawkesbury Race Club,’ she stated.
Racing SA chief government Nick Redin (above) beforehand defended the corporate hiring Mr Rudolph as that they had ‘seen nothing since he is been with us to point we must always have any trigger for concern’
When recalling an incident the place Mr Rudolph requested for an amazing quantity of paperwork on the final day of the monetary yr, Ms Leggett stated: ‘I keep in mind going to my husband, simply exhausted, saying “I don’t know why he’s doing this”.
‘What’s he making an attempt to do, is he making an attempt to take my sponsors away from me?
‘What is it? All he wished to know was about my contracts, what I had in place, how lengthy they have been for.
‘That was fairly horrific. Once he obtained that he simply saved including and asking all these questions on this factor that took me eight hours. He was micromanaging to a degree I could not flip my head.’
Racing SA haven’t commented on Mr Rudolph’s new promotion however in late June chief government Nick Redin stated the corporate had carried out its ‘due diligence’ when hiring him.
‘We have been glad with Greg on the way in which in and we have seen nothing since he is been with us to point we must always have any trigger for concern,’ he stated.