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Contract I work for has recently been taken over and I have

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Contract I work for has recently been taken over and I have moved across with TUPE. Current job has been changed and I am at risk, may have to take another lesser job and possible pay reductions? can this be done as I have accrued over 16 years service in this contract. If I do not go down this route I could make myself redundant? is this correct as I thought under TUPE you could not be worse off, new company took over in June.
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What will happen to your original job in this scenario?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.
The original job has gone, basically the job has been split into two, managerial and facilities. I was unsuccessfull for the one and now in the other mix for the other. The original job was doing both jobs. Technically the new job will still have 80% of the old job which I was doing.
Hope that makes sense.
Hi Andy it does, so as an alternative to redundancy are you being offered a job on a lower scale and salary?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Yes, will seem so as unsuccessful for the managerial position. I have been told that I will be considered for the facilities managers job which us a lower scale where the pay scale will be looked at and possibility of scaling down.
Ok well regardless of TUPE they cannot impose this lower salary / scale position on you. They can offer it to you, but if you do not accept it you will be entitled to a redundancy payment and you should ask for one.
The only circumstances in which terms and conditions can be changed post TUPE is where there is something like a redudnancy situation which seems to be the case here.
I would suggest you ask for clarification that if you do not accept the role they will pay you redundancy.
If they say no then you will need to raise a grievance and potentially raise a claim against them in the Employment Tribunal.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Hi, forgot to say that the facilities job being offered was partbofvmy previous job plus other staff working in this grade are on the same or more money that I maybe offered?, seems unfair ?
Hello you should raise a grievance about this and if you are not satisfied with the response you may be able to claim unfiar dismissal in the event you are made redundant.
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