Marian Woods

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) -- Human Resources Commissioner Marian Woods has been accused of inappropriate behavior towards her employees; both physical and verbal.

The city of Atlanta said on Tuesday, the physical allegations have been disproven, but its internal investigation into a verbally hostile workplace continues.

"They are very serious allegations," said Mayor Bottoms at a press club event.

The allegations came to light in a letter sent to the Mayor’s Office and City Council last week.

Some of the language she is accused of using towards employees, we can't show.

At Monday's City Council meeting, labor representative Gwen Gillespie--who says she represents a number of employees--spoke out. Afterwards she spoke to us.

"Not acceptable behavior for a person at that level," she said.

We asked to talk to some of those employees making complaints but was told they are afraid to show their faces.

Gillespie told us some are moving forward filing EEOC complaints.

Statement from City of Atlanta: 

"The Mayor has accepted Ms. Woods’ resignation which will be effective upon the completion of key HR projects related to transitioning the department, including, but not limited to, police raises, firefighter compensation analysis, and citywide headcount reconciliation. The Administration is appreciative of Ms. Woods’ assistance in the abolishment of more than 600 unfunded positions, processing the largest police pay raise on record and other efforts led by Mayor Bottoms to cut waste and streamline operations. The City will continue to assess the effectiveness of the structure, operations, and staffing of the Department of Human Resources."

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