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HRM CA | 04 Jun 2014, 06:36 AM Agree 0
When an employee isn’t performing in a specific role, can HR move them back into a lesser position? HRM gets the legal insight.
  • Ann | 10 Jun 2014, 11:21 AM Agree 0
    A much better way to deal with this whole issue is to use "Acting" or "Interim" appointments wherever possible. This allows employees and employers to try on different positions to see if there is a good fit. Since the assumption is that the employee will return to the home position after a pre-set time, there is much less loss of face if a "demotion" is required. Furthermore, a formal letter of promotion which sets out the right of the employer to return to the employee to the previous position if not satisfied also helps insulates the employer from ugly law suits.
  • syed Rizvi | 21 Aug 2015, 09:24 AM Agree 0
    I'm working for this company 12 years now, my Boss was to Demoted me Product Manager to machine Operator and they have someone new who is juts about 4 months in the company who use to be running the Machine and they wants to give him my job,
  • Neil | 25 Jun 2016, 10:07 AM Agree 0
    I have been with this company for over 22 years. Started in sales and moved to Technical support early in my career. I was promoted to Sales manager two years ago from position of Technical support manager by the VP of sales. My previous position was not filled, not in the budget, so instead I hired an engineer to help with technical support. Then 2 months into my new sales position they hired a director of sales, so now they created another layer of management. A year into my position I was given the ok to hire a sales person. I opted for the younger person rather than the experienced candidates. After 8 months of training of the new engineer he was let go due to budget cuts. Remember during my whole two years as sales manager I was still involved in the technical support side since they did not have a technical support manager, even though I was told not to....but in my eyes necessary due to the nature of the product we sell; very technical. Now two years into my sales position I am told that I will need to go back to my technical support manager position and that they will not have a sales manager but rather a sales lead person who they pick to be the new young sales person I hired. In the sales position I received bonus whereas with the support role not.
  • monica Mnguni | 18 Jul 2016, 11:54 AM Agree 0
    Can one demote a person due to non-performance.

    Skills not matching the job
  • john | 05 Mar 2017, 10:10 AM Agree 0
    have a n emploers and contract awarder who are VIOLATEING HUMAN RIGHTS
    Age discrimination
    poisoned workplace
    harassmen from a manager who says Its the nature of the beast
  • monica mnguni | 06 Mar 2017, 10:38 PM Agree 0
    employer is un ethical, pays any amount after agreement that he will pat a certain amount.

  • Chantal | 20 Jun 2018, 09:45 AM Agree 0
    Why would my husbands boss ask him to say he wants to step down? They demoted him on monday and today they asked him to say he aked for the demotion. That’s wrong. He wont do. He said no way thats lying.
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