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I returned from maternity in January, my job role changed, i
Hi. I returned from maternity in January, my job role changed, i have tried but canot carry out the new role, so i'm about to be fired. I have just found out that 3 people in my office have been offer… read more
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Hi, My wife is 35 weeks pregnant and was due to start maternity leave next week.
Hi, My wife is 35 weeks pregnant and was due to start maternity leave next week. She was informed today that she will be made redundant and contract terminated on 27th March. The company will refuse h… read more
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I started contracting with company( treated as an employee)in
I started contracting with company( treated as an employee)in september 2010, and went on maternity leave in August 2012. As at the time i went on maternity leave, my renewed contract lapse in january… read more
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Hi, I returned from mat leave at the end of January this
Hi, I returned from mat leave at the end of January this year to my old role, however there was no clear structure or remit of what this role would be, I was left hunting around for work to do. I was … read more
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I began employment with my current employer in June 2011. On
I began employment with my current employer in June 2011. On the 30th October 2012, my employer put 140-150 of us employees on special leave with a view to making us redundant. We have been told this … read more
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my job role has eroded since announcing pregnancy and am due
my job role has eroded since announcing pregnancy and am due to go on maternity soon. i raised a grievance as i felt i would have lesser role due to pregnancy and maternity but was assured i was ok an… read more
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Hi, My partner has today found out that the NHS organisation
Hi, My partner has today found out that the NHS organisation she works for is being restructured and part of which means her role (a band 6 role) will no longer exist. She has been told by her HR depa… read more
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I HAVE A FEMALE EMPLOYEE THAT HAS BEEN WITH US SINCE 24/01/11,
I HAVE A FEMALE EMPLOYEE THAT HAS BEEN WITH US SINCE 24/01/11, I HAVE JUST FOUND OUT THAT SHE ISIN EARLY STAGES OF BEING PREGNANT AND INTENT ON HAVING THE BABY, PRIOR TO FINDING OUT THIS WE WERE INTEN… read more
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I am on maternity leave and handed my flexible working request
I am on maternity leave and handed my flexible working request in on 11 February 2011. I was called by my manager to come into london to discuss this and was told that it was to discuss the home worki… read more
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I work for an awarding body, writing qualification resources
I work for an awarding body, writing qualification resources and materials. There are only 2 of us in the organisation who do this job; my colleague works full time and I work 3 days a week. I am curr… read more
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Hi - I am pregnant with my second child but since returning
Hi - I am pregnant with my second child but since returning to work in January 2010 I have not actually gone back into my old role even though I still have the title and benefits. To cut a long story … read more
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I have a nanny who is on maternity leave due back april. prior
I have a nanny who is on maternity leave due back april. prior to maternity she worked 3 days a week for me as I worked part time, in the next month or so I could be returning full time and would need… read more
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I am currently 34 weeks pregnant and had planned to leave my
I am currently 34 weeks pregnant and had planned to leave my full time orofessional job on 2 February using my holiday entitlement to take me up to the date of birth, when my maternity pay will start,… read more
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Background Info I work for a large retailer. I am currently
Background Info: I work for a large retailer. I am currently on maternity leave, due to return in august 2011 (having taken the additional maternity leave). This is my second baby. When I returned aft… read more
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Im on maternity leave - due back end of May 2010, and was told
Im on maternity leave - due back end of May 2010, and was told last week (by a new boss who has been in the role a month) that my role as a Category Manager has been made redundant (effective immediat… read more
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If you are on maternity leave can you be called back into work
If you are on maternity leave can you be called back into work as a 'keep in touch day' to be interviewed in a redundancy situation. My organisation will be restructuring next year, all staff will be … read more
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My wife is currently expecting our 1st baby in February. She
My wife is currently expecting our 1st baby in February. She is currently employed on a fixed term contract that ends in Audust 2011. She notified her employer about her maternity leave last week and … read more
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Some Advise please These are my Circumstances- I am one of the s
Some Advise please These are my Circumstances- I am one of the six people being made redundant from my organisation on 30th November 2010. I am 21 weeks pregnant at moment and my expected baby's due d… read more
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