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    My employer just posted this in our Facebook work group chat:

    "Polite Notice: due to the current economic climate, all operations concerned with the running of ******** are currently being reviewed. A consistent and reliable team is key to the successful operation of the business and YOUR JOB IS AT RISK if you cannot meet your contractual conditions. If anyone needs any clarification on this matter i will be on shift from 1pm where i will be more than happy to discuss this. Thanks for your understanding".

    What was she referring to in this message? The starry bit is the name of the company by the way. Is she talking about redundancies? Is someone in trouble but she is making it known to all of us that she expects better? I don't really know what's happened. I have heard that a colleague is regularly calling in sick and it's p*ssing everyone off but that's all I know. I am at work tonight but I'm worried something bad is on the horizon. I've been Googling redundancy rights all morning!

    Any ideas?
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    Sounds like she's making a point about slacking and not pulling weight ect . Not letting people go because she has to. 'Consistent and reliable' as long as you are those things , I don't get the impression you'll be laid off .

    You'll have to wait and see though .
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    My employer just posted this in our Facebook work group chat:

    "Polite Notice: due to the current economic climate, all operations concerned with the running of ******** are currently being reviewed. A consistent and reliable team is key to the successful operation of the business and YOUR JOB IS AT RISK if you cannot meet your contractual conditions. If anyone needs any clarification on this matter i will be on shift from 1pm where i will be more than happy to discuss this. Thanks for your understanding".

    What was she referring to in this message? The starry bit is the name of the company by the way. Is she talking about redundancies? Is someone in trouble but she is making it known to all of us that she expects better? I don't really know what's happened. I have heard that a colleague is regularly calling in sick and it's p*ssing everyone off but that's all I know. I am at work tonight but I'm worried something bad is on the horizon. I've been Googling redundancy rights all morning!

    Any ideas?
    Sounds like they are threatening people who don't work their hours correctly, or dont meet their contracts in some other way.
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    (Original post by Supernova91)
    Sounds like she's making a point about slacking and not pulling weight ect . Not letting people go because she has to. 'Consistent and reliable' as long as you are those things , I don't get the impression you'll be laid off .

    You'll have to wait and see though .
    I am consistent and reliable. I last called in sick over a year ago and that's only due to glandular fever and literally was bed bound. I always pull myself into work whenever possible no matter what. If I go out on a Saturday night, I still turn up 12 sharp on Sunday no matter how bad I'm feeling. There are some staff who wouldn't...
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    Sounds like they are threatening people who don't work their hours correctly, or dont meet their contracts in some other way.
    Well once I read the message I went through my contract with a fine tooth comb and I am adhering to it. I am reliable and always turn up to my shifts on time. Obviously there are some times when I have to turn round and say I'm not available for some shifts because of study commitments, etc; but with regards to the shifts I am put down for on the rota, I always turn up.
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    Well once I read the message I went through my contract with a fine tooth comb and I am adhering to it. I am reliable and always turn up to my shifts on time. Obviously there are some times when I have to turn round and say I'm not available for some shifts because of study commitments, etc; but with regards to the shifts I am put down for on the rota, I always turn up.
    I wouldn't panic then
 
 
 
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