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my manager asked me and another person to changed the shift which he was aware that made me struggled with my childcare. I asked for 30 minutes adjustment, to finish 17.30 and he said 'no' therefore I did not asked for flexible hours offcially as I knew the answer. I ended up off sick for 4 months and during this time, nobody from office had to do 10-18 shift. During my sickness I was told that I will have to do shift 10-18. Is it discrimination? thank you … read more
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