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28 Nov 2020

Demotion and what constitutes acceptance
The company I work for is currently busy with Retrenchment process, with my post being marked for Demotion. A demotion, with extra people having to report to me. My question is, if I need to reapply for the post (on a demoted level), would that/could that be legally seen as the Employer having consulted with the Employee prior to the demotion? Also, if more responsibility is given, is a demotion then even legal?
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01 Dec 2020

re: Demotion and what constitutes acceptance

The acceptance of a post does not mean that you are endorsing the legality of same and it does not mean you've been consulted.
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