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I have a permanent contract with a hotel as breakfast chef, I don´t finished my first month working and have a note to give 6 weeks notice in advance before to left the job.
I am very unhappy and i think is so bad for my the job conditions and I have problems with the rent house and the school for my daughter so I need break the contract tomorrow and back to Scotland. Actually I am living in Reading, UK
I was talking this morning with the owner and told me that is impossible and i need to give six weeks in advance. Today the managers stop to talk with me and start with bad faces. Refuse to talk with me and I know maybe is possible a court demand but I am desperate and I need to back to my house. Actually I don´t care about the notes in my references, the only I want is finish tomorrow and back at home. What is your last consideration??? Thanks in advance i will rate you after this last question...thanks again
It´s writing on the contract:
9. PERIOD OF NOTICE
The minimum period of notice required to be given by either party is 6 weeks during the first three months, increasing to 8 weeks thereafter. By mutual agreement, these notice periods can be waived without payment in lieu of notice. In the event that unsatisfactory references are received, your employment may be terminated without notice.
At the absolute discretion of the Company, payment in lieu of working notice may be made. In the instance of summary dismissal for gross misconduct or failure to serve contractual notice, the right to receive notice and payment in lieu of notice as well as arrears of pay and holiday entitlement will be forfeit. In addition should you fail to serve your full contractual notice or should you fail to commence employment as contracted, you will be legally liable to reimburse the company with liquidated damages at a rate of one week’s pay for each complete or partially incomplete week of your notice period which you fail to serve in breach of your contract of employment. This represents the full extent of liquidated damages that will be pursued against you and reflects the cost to the company of an employee’s failure to work during their notice period. You further agree that in the event that you undertake proceedings against the Company at Employment Tribunal and you are unsuccessful in your application, you will be fully responsible for the Company’s costs in defending such proceedings."
that is the the part we are talking on the contract...Thanks