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Employer has changed start date after I’ve already signed contract and issued back to them (UK)

Of course the other question that must be considered is whether you want to start the relationship with a perception that you are inflexible, even if they are starting it with a perception that they'...
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Employer has changed start date after I’ve already signed contract and issued back to them (UK)

They're certainly allowed to ask your permission, which is why they've asked you to sign a variation (although, legally, such a one-sided change could technically be "void for lack of valuable ...
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My employee keeps calling in with medical issues

This one's easy: you go straight to your HR department and say "how do I handle this?" HR is not the employee's friend but then in this case, you don't want to be the employee's friend.
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My employee keeps calling in with medical issues

To second the accepted response, escalating this to HR immediately seems the most reasonable (and necessary) course of action at this point. To educate yourself, you might also want to review any ...
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Employer has changed start date after I’ve already signed contract and issued back to them (UK)

I'm gonna take a potentially unpopular stance here, but I think it matters who first suggested April 1st as the first day. If you suggested it, you ought to have known full well that it's a holiday, ...
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Gap in Resume/Employment History - Returning for Masters at 27 years old

If you were a full time student, put when you were back in school in your resume as if it was a conventional job.
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Employer has changed start date after I’ve already signed contract and issued back to them (UK)

In answer to your question: they are allowed to offer you a change to the start date, and you are allowed to accept or reject that offer. In response to your request for general advice: If your new ...
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Can i ask for compensation or I can i request unemployment?

The document that you posted says that non-exempt employees are required to clock out of the time keeping system whenever there are IT or computer issues that prevent these employees from working. ...
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Why is one of the HR personnel mad at me even though I didn't do anything wrong?

My strategy is to take the wind out of her sails. Don't apologize, stay friendly and stick to facts. Never blame. Don't let her watch you from a distance. If you notice her, include her in your ...
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Can i ask for compensation or I can i request unemployment?

Wages and salary aren't always the same thing. It is possible to be a full-time 40-hour-week employee but still be classified as getting hourly pay rather than a salary paid at specific amounts on ...
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