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Can an employer demote you and cut your pay?

Can an employer demote you and cut your pay?

It means that your employer can discharge you or demote you for any reason other than discrimination or whistleblowing. So if your employer believes that your performance is lacking in any way, you can be demoted, and your pay or hours can be reduced. Also, there are legal protections that cover wrongful demotions.

Do I need a new contract if my job title changes?

Consent. The short answer is no. To alter employment terms, employers need to obtain your consent or provide you with sufficient notice of any proposed alterations. Employers have an implied duty to disclose any such changes to the contract.

Can I refuse to change my contract?

If you don’t agree to the changes, you do have certain rights. A contract can generally only be amended according to its terms, or with the agreement of both parties. An employment contract is no different. You must be given notice of any proposed changes by your employer.

Can I be made redundant if my job still exists?

Can I be made redundant if my job still exists? Redundancy is only allowed if there’s no longer a need for the role to exist, and it certainly isn’t legal for you to be made redundant only for your job to be taken by someone else shortly after you’ve been made redundant.

Can you be made redundant without pay?

Redundancy pay & entitlements. When an employee’s job is made redundant their employer has to give them redundancy pay, also known as severance pay. Redundancy pay doesn’t need to be paid in some circumstances eg. by some small businesses and to casual employees.

Can my employer make me reapply for my job?

All a company has to do is change the job description and title of the job and they can then have you reapply for the job and if you are unsuccessful you would be offered redundancy and/or redeployment.

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