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I have a written offer letter that states if the company wants to cease my employment they would pay me 1 years salary, recently i told my boss i was disatisfied with my present position and i would be looking internally within the company for a new role. after a while he came back with the verbal proposal outlined above.
Yes the company would want me to leave at the end of this year and they would pay me the years salary that is in my contract.If I understand you correctly, i should not accept to start in the new role they have offered me until such time as i have in writing the terms and conditions associated with the new role and my termination date and the package i will be paid on termination.
Thank you that makes good sense.
I took your advice and told my boss i could not start in a new position without written confirmation of what my new contractuaql terms will be.
My boss stated that both he and the head of HR are very busy and will not have the details in writing to go over with me till next Thursday and not to come into work Monday Thru Wednesday and to meet with him and head of HR or Thursday at a local hotel for Breakfast see below.
Reconfirming our conversation earlier we will meet you Thursday morning (1 Aug.) Let’s have breakfast at Intercontinental (0800) so we can take time and go thru the folllowing
- Formally transition MIA with anything open
- Provide you Ex Com feedback on opportunities
- Review Agreement Document
You are fine to take off Monday-Wednesday due to my travel conflict and Ian’s CIM commitment next week
I sincerely appreciate your eagerness and desire to get things documented in writing which will take place next Thursday
verbally i was told the agreement document mentioned above would say, work in seperate dept from July 29 through till the end of the year, during which time i should look for a new job within the company, if at the end of the year i had not found a job they would honor what was in my original contract and pay me a years salary and repatriate me back to Europe.
I verbally agreed to thisbut wanted it in writing.
since the conversation my present job has been advertised and interviews are taking place.
If the agreement document does not reflect the verbal agreement then am i correct in thinking that i would be in a position to stand my ground and claim that by advertizing and interviewing for my job without any written agreeent from that i have grounds for claiming constructive dismissal and taking legal action?
Question 2 My contract says a years salary. I am actually paid every two weeks i also recieve a "position allowance " every quarter as this is a fixed amount am i correct in claiming this as part of my salary?
I am also elidgable for a 30% incentive bonus paid anually, since i will be working the full year this year can i claim this as part of my salary?
OK thanks, I am still being paid so i will wait and see what comes out of next weeks meeting.
Thanks and Regards
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