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Hours cut as punishment

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katherine220 Mon 03-Mar-14 21:12:16

Hi. Just wondering if anyone has any knowledge on employment law? I have had 8 days off work sick this financial year and my boss is now wanting me to sign and agree to them ruducing my shifts from 5 a week to 4 a week as punishment. Can they do legally do this? Would much appreciate any advice/input.

HotDogHotDogHotDiggityDog Mon 03-Mar-14 21:28:59

Is it all one absence or 8 separate periods? Is it all for the same illness?

I'm not an employment expert but I know where I work they can suggest reducing hours if you're having too many days off.

Have you had an informal/written formal warning for sickness?

balia Wed 05-Mar-14 19:59:31

Does it actually say 'as a punishment' or are they saying that your sickness record shows you can't cope with FT work?

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