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I have been a loyal employee of this company for the past _[# years/months]_ and I feel that I'm not being treated _[properly/correctly]_ by my current manager. I would like to place a formal complaint against my manager, _[first & last name of manager]_.
It has become increasingly difficult for me to remain _[happy/productive]_ in my present position because of the negativity from my manager. No matter how well I perform in my job, I feel [he/she] never recognizes me. I feel that _[he/she]_ is preventing me from growing and progressing with my career and that has been extremely discouraging to me.
I find that _[name]_ is not being reasonable at all. It has become so bad that _[he/she]_ is now even timing my _[washroom/lunch/smoke]_ breaks. I have never found a rule in the company policies book that empowers a manager to decide the length of a washroom break for one of their subordinates. This is simply not fair.
I am asking you to help me resolve this situation and to consider placing me on a different team. I thank you in advance for looking into this matter on my behalf.