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What reason has she provided for wanting to do this and how significantly different is the new role?
Please can you also tell me how long you have worked for this employer?
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Many thanks for your patience. In general, an employer should not change your contractual terms and conditions, including your role, without having the right under contract to do so or getting your consent first. However, if they do so anyway, your rights will only stretch as far as complaining internally, before considering whether to resign and claim constructive dismissal.
The internal complaint option is open to you and you are entitled to raise your concerns through a formal grievance using the employer’s own grievance procedure. However, if that is unsuccessful and the changes remain, you would not be able to take it any further and go down the constructive dismissal route. That is because you need to have at least 2 years’ service to do so, which you unfortunately dion’t. Employees can therefore be left with limited rights until they have reached that threshold and that is also the case here - you would either have to accept the changes i the end, or leave but without being able to take this any further legally.
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