Reasonable Adjustments

Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 11 March 2014
Sharon McArdle
Tughans

We are a retail store and one of our managers is seeking a permanent reduction in her working hours. She is employed on a full time basis but reduced hours have been facilitated for her for approximately 18 months to assist her recovery from treatment for breast cancer. She has requested that this reduction become a permanent working arrangement.

It is difficult to permit reduced working hours for management staff on a permanent basis, as we have a small management team who are required to cover 6-7 days’ trading per week, including late nights. Managers have struggled without her working

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This article is correct at 06/08/2015
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Sharon McArdle
Tughans

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