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My company going through a reorganisation new jobs new titles

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My company going through a reorganisation new jobs new titles making changes through the sales force.
I am female sixty yrs old have worked for them for 20yrs and for the past 7yrs have been partime

Can they make me change to full time or work an extra day
Can they offer redundancy

What are my options

They should sit down with you and try and reach agreement with you about any changes to your working hours or role.

If they make the changes without consulting you, have the option to:

  • accept the changes;
  • continue working but under protest reserving your right to protest against the changes;
  • refuse to accept the changes and walk out and claim constructive dismissal.

They may offer redundancy, you may negotiate this with them.


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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
They have the changes signed off with head office and we are being presented with them on Tuesday it has been mentioned in the past by a manager that we were going towards full time rather than partime and that would mean I would be expected to change surely this is being. Discriminating against part time employees

I just need to know if I can ask for redundancy as I would accept this I have no intention of going full time do I have the right to refuse full time.

Yes, you may refuse to accept full time and ask for them to make you redundant if there is no part time job for you.

You cannot be forced to work full time.

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