I have worked in the capacity of a Hr Adminitrator for the same International companty since March 2009. The role was centralised leaving me without a job in this capacity, I have been sent to another work loction to support with sickness in a dfferent role (they are stating its not a secondment despite change in job role, tarvel duties and location. I have no role at my employemnt location as it doesnt exist. I have put in several greivances and held several meetings and am told I can return but they dont know as opf yet what I will be doing? My HR role is centralised in india. can you advise
Province/Country relating to question: UK
Hello and thank you for your question, which I will be happy to assist you with. Please let me know when did the centralisation take place?
This certainly looks like a redundancy situation. The legal framework is as follows: according to Section 139 of the Employment Rights Act 1996, a redundancy situation can only occur in one of the following circumstances:
Our situation falls within the third scenario. There s no longer a requirement for employees to perform your job in your workplace hence why it has been moved to a central location. In such circumstances you have the right to be offered suitable alternative employment as an alternative to being made redundant. However, if no such position can be found you can request that you are made redundant instead.
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