Employment Lawyers Can Answer Your Employment Law Questions
Thanks for your patience and enquiry. Your employer really is not permitted in law t9 dismiss you simply because you are I’ll. They also cannot refuse to lay you in these circumstances.
You may want to consider bringing a legal action against them for this. It does sound to me as though it could amount to discrimination. The law requires for you to first see whether this can be resolved amicably via mediation.
To assist with the mediation process you may contact ACAS. this is a free independent body that can assist with the mediation process. Here is their information
If mediation is unsuccessful you may have to consider bringing a claim against your employer via the employment tribunal
Can I clarify anything for you? I hope I have answered your query in a way that is simple and easy to understand. If anything remains unclear, I will be more than happy to clarify it for you. In the meantime, thank you once again for using our services.
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