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My husband has had a verbal contract with his employer for

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My husband has had a verbal contract with his employer for the last 26 Years. He has had no major sickness leave until 2014. He was off for 6 - 8 weeks. when he went back it was agreed that he starts part time for a trial period to see how things go. That lasted for a year.
2015 he had another sick leave that lasted for about 6 weeks and was due to start back Jan 4th, as we thought on part time hours as before.
But my husband was handed a slip of paper with the following on.
Zero contract variable hours
£9 per hour
4 Hr Monday and Friday can vary
More hours in summer or better weather
same % of holiday pay
Pay by cheque
no deductions
Tax or VAT Contributions.
His employer first off knows that we cant manage financially on part time money let alone this, second he is in effect forcing him to become self employed. something neither of us knows anything about.
Third he has in effect got rid of my husbands job in 6 weeks.
How do we stand legally...?
Hello my name is ***** ***** I am happy to help you today. Had he worked the same part time hours for all of the time he worked for the employer?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
No he was full time until his first sickness in 2014
So after that did they agree a reduction of hours to meet his needs?
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