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Just wondering if my employer can demote me but not others

hi, just wondering if my employer can demote me but not others with the same job roles/titles not for any wrongdoing just work has dried up a little ?Assistant: Have you discussed the termination with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?Customer: our hr department dont seem to know the rules regarding beong demotedAssistant: What is your employment status? Are you an employee, freelancer, consultant or contractor? Do you belong to a union?Customer: employee not part of aunionAssistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no thats the basics i think

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I have been demoted in title and organisational level

I have been demoted in title and organisational level without warning or consultation, it is not performance related or related to disciplineAssistant: Have you discussed the demotion with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?Customer: HR who said my previous role wasn't made redundan but offered no reason for itAssistant: What is your employment status? Are you an employee, freelancer, consultant or contractor? Do you belong to a union?Customer: Employee full time for 12 yearsAssistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no union

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I am in a position at work where I had to train someone else

Hi I am in a position at work where I had to train someone else to come in and do my job and now I have been asked to only do my job 50% of the time and do another job 50% of the time. I don't like the other job I've been asked to do. I am unhappy and want to leave. The new job is unskilled and is a demotion

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Assistant: How can I help? I work as a senior events manager

Hello,Assistant: Hi. How can I help?Customer: I work as a senior events manager for 7 years and had a few problems with a colleague that wanted to grow in her position (which is the same as mine although she is only in the company for 2.5 years) and tried to build a case against me with lots of lies and assumptions and my boss believed it. After this we had a meeting (the 3 os us) and she shouted at me and called me a liar. I asked why and she could not explain as there was nothing to lie about. My boss at the moment seemed to be on my side and asked her to kerp her to calm down. After this she threathened leaving and told all the staff we manage and the boss. He did not want her to leave but she kept saying that and saying that she could not work with me. Basically, she does not like the fact that we are both managers and that I also have an opinion.Assistant: Have you discussed this with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?Customer: I did not speak to my boss after this about the fact that she shouted etc, as i thought he would realize she was not being reasonable. After this my bonus was very little compared to last years and yesterday he called ne to his office to say that the girl at reception was leaving and he had to reduce costs and that my other colleague would be my manager and I would no longer be a manager. I asked if I would receive a new job description, etc and he told me that he did noth think about all that but he wanted me to agree first and the we can decide. I said that after 7 years I don't think its fair and if I would still need to cover her I would have the same position but he said no, I would need to report to herAssistant: What is your employment status? Are you an employee, freelancer, consultant or contractor? Do you belong to a union?Customer: Employee with permanent contract for 7 yearsAssistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: My boss alleged that I did not do certain things but the problem is that the information was hided from me and I could not be involved in certain projects as I was either told not to or did not know about the information until it was already done my my other colleagues, under my bosse's instructions not to tell me anything

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My reporting local reporting line is to be lowered to less

my reporting local reporting line is to be lowered to less senior person, while global reporting line is to be stopped. What options and chances do I have?

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I have recently had a few meetings at wotk due to declining

I have recently had a few meetings at wotk due to declining sales i was then offerdd 4 optionsAssistant: Have you discussed this with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?Customer: 1 leave 2 demote to a role that wasnt available 3 capability meeting 4 pay out.Assistant: What is your employment status? Are you an employee, freelancer, consultant or contractor? Do you belong to a union?Customer: The meeting was help by my manager and personelle. I am an employee.Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I requested mjnutes from the 1st meeting and never received the 2nd and 3rd were classed as protective

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I have been diagnosed with bipolar ( falls under the mental

Hi, I have been diagnosed with bipolar ( falls under the mental act) 6 months ago and since then have been discriminated against and unofficially demoted under the pretence that business needs to be met. Can my employer use business needs as an excuse to demote me after my diagnosis? Technically the demotion does not make sense as the company is expanding and growing. Also my bonus this year was significantly less than last year's without any justification. I also was turned down for promotion. My performance up until now has been highly rated I was even promoted the 1st year. I was also harassed during an employment review was told that I was losing my judgement and common sense. There was also an email stating that I might suffer from attention deficit which knocked down my confidence and made me doubt myself. My confidence levels went down. My health deteriorated as a consequence. My employer had a call from my doctor who was worried about my health and offered to provide a wellbeing programme. They are now trying to impose more low level workload on me or a pay cut - is this legal? Can they legally impose more workload on me especially workload that consists of repetitive tasks that aggravate my mental health? According to them, failing to accept that I would need to work part time and take a pay cut.Thank you.Regards,Susana

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Background: I suffer from depression and informed my work

Background: I suffer from depression and informed my work shortly after joining them almost 4 years ago. In the last year my depression has got worse and I had time off for work related stress in May this year. I believe this was brought about through a restructure at work where my team moved departments and had a new leadership structure. Up until this point my reviews had been good. The last few months have been particularly tough with changes in personal circumstances and I have always kept my line manager updated. My team has recently messed up a few things at work and the management now want to demote me with a pay cut as they feel this is the best way to support me. I would have thought that support in my current role would have been best and am now wondering if this is a route for them to exit me from the business and eith discrimination or constructive dismissal. Advice would be very much appreciated as I'm a bundle of panic and anxiety when I go to work now.Assistant: Have you discussed the demotion with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?Customer: At the moment the discussion is with my line manager and his line manager. No HR involvement with myself. This is my first contact with a lawyer as I'm unsure how to approach this.Assistant: What is your employment status? Are you an employee, freelancer, consultant or contractor? Do you belong to a union?Customer: I am an full time employee and do not belong to a union.Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not sure what else is needed at this stage.

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Over the course of 18 months, my MD has demoted me in all

Over the course of 18 months, my MD has demoted me in all but title, relocated me to a single location that is the least suitable for my work, and having agreed to continue to pay mileage has now removed this. Both the relocation and the removal of travel costs have been done with no prior consultationAssistant: Have you discussed the demotion with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?Customer: Manager is a waste of time. I'm the company SHEQ Manager, I'm supposed to report to the site manager, (supposed to be my equal) and I cannot afford a lawyer! An additional issue is a repeated refusal to give a pay rise (9 years and counting|) to the extent that I am now on the verge of being below the minimum wage. Can I pursue any sort of legal action against my MD (he is also the business owner) or am I just better off walking away. I get the impression that he is hoping that I will. I have been with the company now for 21 yearsAssistant: What is your employment status? Are you an employee, freelancer, consultant or contractor? Do you belong to a union?Customer: Employee. No union at all, sadlyAssistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I believe this to be a sustained personal bullying campaign. We were subject to an HSE Investigation, and he feels my statement stabbed him in the back.I cannot lie to an HSE Inspector, and I told only the truth. The poor treatment has begun from the moment his solicitor received the evidence ahead of the prosecution of the company.

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