Can I move an employee to a different functional team where their contract allows them to be moved to other duties deemed appropriate to their grade?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 6 February 2018
There is a general recognition that organisations need to be able to change and adapt as time passes and organisations have a certain amount of flexibility to change work practices where required, particularly in times of challenging economic circumstances. In this regard employers often include a “flexibility” or "variation" clause in an employee’s contract that purports to allow them to vary the terms and conditions of employment without any input from the employee. While this clause can be of some comfort to employers, it’s not a panacea and any changes implemented on foot of such a clause would need to be limited to changes to work practices such as changing certain duties of the
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