It depends on which process. I understand that the agency "take me through the process" but please clarify, should they be basing that on their agency process or on the company process, given that I have been at the company for over 12 weeks and so, to some extent, have the same rights as company staff.
Yes but the agency has said (verbally) that they are keeping me on their books and want to offer me more work. I have yet to meet with them face to face to clariy this but have a meeting set up for this afternoon.
I have a grievenace with them over how they handled supporting/not supporting me through my "early termination of assignment" with the company.
I was in a temporary role (via agency) with the company with a view to getting a permant role with the company.
Legally, I believe, the company and the agency are at liberty to end an assignment at any point with no reason given and no notice. but
1) I would like to clarify this (given that I had been at the company for over 2 weeks)
2) I have a grievance over the fact that my contract was terminated early
a) with the agency
b) with the company
The reason being given is "unacceptable behaviour" but I strongly dispute this and think this is linked to discrimiation under the Equality Act (I have a disability) and also internal whistleblowing (within the company) leading to the department I was working within terminating my contract
Agency stages of disciplinary: verbal warning, 1st written warning, final written warning
Company stages are similar
I had no warning, was invited to a meeting with no agenda the day after the "whistleblowing" event, was not given the agenda when I asked for it, contacted the agency who came across to the company to meet with me but, in fact, met with the company and then when I came back from my break for the meeting my pass had already been blocked and my PC user profile deleted
Thanks for your reply. It was helpful. I have since had a meeting with the agency and am waiting on their minutes and also the time for me to write up my grievance, at which point (next week) I will probably have a few further points to clarify. Is this ok - can my "ticket" with you stay open?
For now, I have paid £23 for this service and very much hope I can use your expertise further. Would you be able to clarify that I can, even if it's not until early next week?
Many thanks Ben
I would now like to proceed with a grievance that procedure was not followed when my assignment was ended.
1. The temp agency state that I am on weekly services contract so can be pulled off a job at any point.
2. believe that having worked at the company for over 12 weeks the temp agency were obliged to go through the company "warning" procedure (my contract was ended for alleged inappropriate behaviour because I emailed the MD of the company so went over the department head)
can you confirm that 2 is the case and not 1? So I put in a grievance that the agency failed to follow the company's procedure?
I have just re-read your earlier reply. I believe I was dismissed on discriminatory grounds. I would therefore like to know who my grievance is directed to legally (temp agency at company) and which procedure they are in breach of (temp agency or company)...e.g. Warnings should have been issued first etc