Employment Lawyers Can Answer Your Employment Law Questions
Hello my name is ***** ***** I am happy to help you today.
Have you been suffering with the symptoms of cervical spondiliitis over the last 3 years?
Why have you been told you are required to work Saturdays?
Thanks, ***** ***** tell me why they have now asked you to work saturdays?
Is it only you who is being asked to work Saturdays or everyone?
Sorry can you clarify if only you have been asked? I'm not clear from what you have typed above.
Ok but to be crystal clear you are not the only person who has been asked to do Saturdays? I understand your point about other peoples availability.
Is the reason you do not want to work the saturdays to do with your health or to do with seeing your granddaughter?
OK you should raise a grievance about this on the basis that your health will suffer if you are required to work additional hours over and above those recommended by your doctor. In addition as you have never been required to work saturdays previously this amounts to a change in terms and conditions to require you to work Saturdays now. You should remind your employer that you have a disability for employment law purposes and that they have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to assist you in work and not to subject you to a detriment on the basis of your disability.
You cannot be made redundant for this reason as the job still exists.
If your employer decides to dismiss you it would have to show that it is reasonable to do so. On the basis of what you say it will struggle and you would be able to claim unfiar dismissal and also disability discrimination in the event that you were dismissed.
If you have any further questions please do ask. If I have answered your question I would be grateful if you would take the time to rate my answer.
Your manager is wrong. They cannot make you redundant if the job that you do still exists. If they made you redundant you can appeal and claim in the tribunal.
No problem, I do suggest you raise a grievance to clarify the position. I would be grateful if you would rate my answer and do come back to me in the future if you need to.