disable veteran with veteran preference naf worker for seventeen years full time regular. Now naf wants to change my work status to flex. U.S. workers here in Germany are have their hours reduced. The main purpose is take away post allowance. I also qualify for post allowance under the Grandfathering of Post Allowance Directive-Type Memorandum (DTM-08-055, Post Allowance Payment Policy for Locally Hired Nonappropriated Fund (NAF) Employees in Foreign Areas. Reduction of hours is not across the board as stated by the GM. I plan to decline the flex status because I will be fired later with severance pay, plus I have no plans to quit work now. Is it illegal to change my work status? My e-mail address XXXXX@XXXXXX.XXX
State/Country relating to question: Germany
Human Resource Personnel had two chances to talk to me but they didn't. I was present when told to be at the appointed place and time. I DON'T TRUST ANYONE IN THE CHAIN OF COMMAND AT ALL LEVELS BASED ON EXPERIENCE.
Unfortunately, absent a written contract to the contrary, it is not unlawful for the employer to change the work schedule of employees as that is an inherent management right. The employer can decide the hours of work and days of work as well unless you had a written contract setting those times for a fixed period of time.
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