I have been having long term issues with my employer as regards XXXXX XXXXX I was taken ill last year and have been on long term sick leave when I suffered a stroke. Now I am ready to go back to work, my employer has offered me a redundancy. I believe it is a smoke screen, and they really want to get rid of me in a way that they would not be held legally accountable, especially as they have not made anybody else redundant within my team. They also offered an alternative role within the company, but all vacancies are either not suitable- in that roles are rather junior to what I was doing before, or, they are full time or fixed-term contracts, whereas I used to work on a part-time basis. Please can you advise?
What would you like to know?
I would like to know where i stand? Am i compelled to accept a redundancy, especially as they have said no other person has been made redundant? Also with regards XX XXXXXXXXXXX roles these are not suitable in that they are full time roles and I am a part-timer, what do I do?
Hello, my colleague has asked me to assist with your query as it is more my area of law. How long have you worked there for?
I have been with the Company nearly 8 years. I used to be full time, but 4 years ago I wentpart time due to health and child care pressures. I was given a new contract to reflect my new part-time hours.
So is your old job no longer available?
No, my old job is no longer available. It has been said as much.
ok and can I check if there are others who did the same job as you?
Yes, we were a team of cargo adjusters, so, by and large, we all did the same role. We were a team of 8.
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