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good morning i work for a dutch transport company on a english contract i pay uk tax & ni i live in uk i have worked for this company for just over 10 years as a international truck driver 1year ago i was told i have a hyetas hernia and enthasyma im am on medecation for this i ask the to change my work pattern which they agreed & went from perminent nights to one week nights one week of days this was ok till i realized then medication im on affected my sleep pattern so ask to go onto day work which after a few weeks they agreed the first few weeks was good hours the i had 2 weeks holiday then they ask me to take another week then the 4th week they did not have work for me till tuesday since then my hours seem to be getting less &less i work 2 weeks away with a 24hr break after the first 6 days but this is now turning into 30 or 36 hours off then on weekend at home i have to have 66 hrs off to make up my 24 to 45 hrs driver law requirements which mean i cannot start till 13.00 on a monday but they say there is no work to start at this time so it will be a tuesday start which means i loose hrs for monday and i know there is work starting at this time of day as i have done this work before in the past this is now making me sick with worry on if i will earn enough to pay my mortgage and other living costs im in a situation were i cannot afford to be out of work or i will loose my home wat do i do ? regards ***** *****
yes they know that i know this work is available but they will allucate the work to a sub contract driver as they work at a cheaper rate than we get paid it seems to me this is being done to make me leave of my own accord they tell me there is no work
hello ben im not classed as disable because i had a letter from my doctor saying that my condiction does
not affect my abillity to do all aspects of my job and also a letter say that the medication causes insomnia and other sleep side affects with a request to put me on day work because of this and day time air is easier to breath than cold damp night air to which they agreed