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possible bulling in the work place / if i was to lose my job constructive dismissal, i feel that all that i have done in the past has been good for the school as all thjat i was asked for is in ploace and allways has been
The employer cannot just chop and change your job and whilst they can take performance measures if they genuinely believe there are concerns about your performance, but even then they would have to justify these, especially if they take formal action against you.
Generally, the reasonableness of such disciplinary action or even dismissal would be measured against the following criteria:
They also cannot really go down the redundancy route unless there was a genuine redundancy and I am not sure there is one here.
I am concerned about their comments that you have basically been threatened that things could end up badly for you if you do not accept one of their options. This can indeed be bullying and a general breach of trust and confidence between you and the employer.
Resigning and claiming constructive dismissal is an option but that is not always an easy claim to win. Instead if you were to be dismissed by them you could claim unfair dismissal which is generally seen as a more easy claim to make. At any point you can also raise a formal grievance to have this matter dealt with internally, but in a formal way.
Ben are you saying that i can start a formal grievance against them and if so could they not suspend me or make my life a misery
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