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Hello, I’m Ben, a UK lawyer and will be dealing with your case today. I may also need to ask some questions to determine the legal position.
What are you ideally hoping to achieve in the circumstances, please?
Harassing you in what way – asking you to do overtime?
In what way are they harassing you?
how much overtime are you actually doing?
Ok thanks, ***** ***** issue is that you are limited in what you can do. The only thing you could have realistically done to challenge the employer is to treat this as constructive dismissal, which is where you are forced to resign because of the employer’s unreasonable behaviour and then make a claim for compensation for loss of earnings. However, there is a minimum requirement of 2 years service to do so and you do not have that yet. It does mean you could be treated unfairly and not be able to challenge the employer legally, apart from only making an internal complaint to them. This is something you can do by raising a formal grievance with them.
I appreciate this may not be the answer you were hoping for but it is the legal position and I hope that it at least clarifies where you stand?
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