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Currently my partner is suspended from work for an alleged
Currently my partner is suspended from work for an alleged act of gross-misconduct in England. The violation was for refunding a customer without going through the proper procedures. It turned out thi… read more
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I work as a manager of a business... i have been suspended
I work as a manager of a business... i have been suspended from work on the accusation of theft! They have given me there findings and all they can see is that i have not put membership money into the… read more
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I have been suspended on full pay following a complaint of
I have been suspended on full pay following a complaint of sexual harrasment my hr manager has sent all witness statements to me,handwritten having read the statements i have realised all witnesses we… read more
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Michael Holly
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Have to start my story a year and a half ago. In June 2011,
Have to start my story a year and a half ago. In June 2011, I had a TIA, from which I soon recovered. Within 2 weeks I was back at work. I did not have a return to work interview. In March 2012, I was… read more
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10 weeks ago i was suspended from my post of acting manager
10 weeks ago i was suspended from my post of acting manager for a supermarket chain, this resulted from me reporting a member of staff for esending me explicit txt messages to me with reagrd to a new … read more
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I work in a restaurant as a waitress. I have to pay 3% to the
I work in a restaurant as a waitress. I have to pay 3% to the company at the end of the night of my OVERALL sales. This does not depend on if I make a tip. So if the food was cold or took a long time … read more
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My husband and I are both managers in a company we have worked
My husband and I are both managers in a company we have worked for the company for over 10 years and 2 years ago payroll was moved from our UK office to another country. Over the last 2 years there ha… read more
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After working for Homes In Haveing for 5 years they had a re-structure
After working for Homes In Haveing for 5 years they had a re-structure i lost my job which did leave me very depressed this however is not my issue. They gave me an Admin. job in another dept. and whi… read more
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I work for a ferry company in British waters and yesterday
I work for a ferry company in British waters and yesterday out of the blue I was suspended from the ship. I work in a bureau de change with numerous other crew. Apparently, when the ships money is tak… read more
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Jenny McKenzie
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Hi, I am being investigated at work and am facing a disciplinary
Hi, I am being investigated at work and am facing a disciplinary hearing next week for allededly using my phone to purposely record two employes at work. One girl has stated that i told her i delibera… read more
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Jenny McKenzie
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i work as head chef at a private golf club, it is run by board
i work as head chef at a private golf club, it is run by board members. i was told by my employer a few weeks ago (verbally) that the kitchen where i work as head chef was going to be franchised out. … read more
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Ben Jones
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Hello, my story is a bit complicated. I work for a big store
Hello, my story is a bit complicated. I work for a big store that has food, clothing and home departments. The store is doing a big renovation. Builders work at night so everything has be to removed f… read more
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Hope you can help I have been informed by my general manager
Hope you can help I have been informed by my general manager that he requires me to work on the shopfloor on a wednesday and I already do a dual role. 15 hours admin and 15 hours hr admin. I am increa… read more
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I have worked PT evenings in a shop 2 years I have never been
I have worked PT evenings in a shop 2 years I have never been given a written contract. We were told that we can not book hols between 8 Dec and the 3rd of Jan. if we need time off( works night out FT… read more
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My husband drove to a meeting held in nottingham in a premire
My husband drove to a meeting held in nottingham in a premire inn as he was the only engineer in a seprate premire inn he drove to the other premire inn to join his manager and other staff in the even… read more
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Daniel Smith
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Hi have a bit of a situation at work wondered if you could
Hi have a bit of a situation at work wondered if you could give me some advice please. I was asked to attend a managers meeting at work on Thursday 9th Sept, at the end of the meeting i was asked to s… read more
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We have a member of staff who has played on slot machines during
We have a member of staff who has played on slot machines during working time after all staff were told this was a no no, can she be sacked for that. she has been stealing money for a long time but we… read more
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My daughter was suspended from work on Thursday last week by
My daughter was suspended from work on Thursday last week by the HR person. The HR person asked her to hand over her passes, which she did. The HR person informed my daughter that there had been an ac… read more
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