After joining a sharesave scheme with our parent company, my wages section supervisor of the subsidiary company for whom I work informed me I was ineligible.I informed my union rep who was then given the same explanation. It has since come to light that other employees of similar standing in the company were allowed to take part in this scheme. Could you please advise me of my rights,if any, of pursuing this matter.
Province/Country relating to question: Lanarkshire
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Hi,Thanks for your question. If I have provided you with an answer, kindly click ACCEPT.Have you raised a grievance in respect of this issue with your employer?
I approached human resources on Friday 14th April where Iwas told she could not understand why I had been refused acceptance to the scheme.She then informed me that she would make enquiries as to why, then contact me on the following Monday, which she failed to do.I telephoned her on Thursday 20th April, whereupon I was told she would take it up with the head of HR, and get back to me on Monday 24th April. I have to date had no response.I followed up with an email on 27th June. I also have a welcoming pack from parent company(AWG) dated 25th January, 2005 and the same pack dated for 25th January 2006.
Hi,What I suggest you do is raise a formal grievance with your employer and detail why you feel as you are being discriminated against. Once you have filled the grievance, the employer will have to respond in a timely manner. Hopefully this should provide you with the response you are looking for. I hope this answers your question. If so, kindly rate the answer and provide feedback. Many thanks,
As the sharesave contract was between myself and the parent company,and the severence of same appears to come from wages section of the subsidiary(MPC), I still would like to know how I stand legally, as I have no correspondence explaining why I was removed from the scheme from the subsidiary Co, bearing in mind others were allowed to enter from the same background
Hi,I am of the opinion that they cannot cancel the scheme without providing reasonable grounds and ensuring it is cancelled for all employees. If you are no longer entitled but others are, it would amount to discrimination and unfair treatment by your employer. I hope this answers your question. If so, kindly rate the answer and provide feedback. Many thanks,
LL.B, Pg.Dip, LL.M, Advocate (Civil), M.B.A (Pending)
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