i work in a department of three people and i am the only one who does the caretaker role in the dept, the other two are at a higher level than me. we have just been in a meeting and have been told that there will be one redundancy, ( we were however told that the caretaker role needs to remain ) as i am the only person who does this role can i be made to reapply for my own ( caretaker) job, and do the other two co workers have the right to apply for my position which would in effect make me redundant should they take my position
Province/Country relating to question: uk
Hello and welcome to Just Answer,If you are dismissed on the grounds of redundancy and have been employed for more than 12 months then you will have the right to appeal and claim unfair dismissal on the basis that your role is not redundant and you have therefore been unfairly selected for redundancy.Unless the employer can show that there is some integration between the 3 roles then you should not be expected to reapply for your own job. You are entitled to raise a grievance about the process. Please remember to Press ACCEPT.
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