TA Soldier made redundant while mobilised

#2
"but he lost his job along with another 400 staff at the US-owned company’s factory in Darlington, and has been out of work since. "

He has my sympathy, but the employment protection does not cover you if your entire department is 'downsized'.

msr
 
#3
Sadto hear the news, but it happened to me a few years ago mid tour I received a letter from my employers stating I was being made redundant at the end of my POTL. they got round it my stating Corporate restructoring and 'got away with it'.

Stilts
 
#4
Ironic that a Union is fighting to force protection for TA troops.

Isn't that the Government's job?
 
#5
I was made redundant whilst on Resolute 1...it was a pig but that's showbiz!
 
#6
One of the reasons I resigned and extended my mobilised service was so I didn't return to my old job just in time for redundancies (Is your job necessary ... well, we've just done without you for 6 months ...). Luckily I was in the UK and could get the wheels turning to look for a job before I got out.

Redundancy sucks, anyone affected has my heartfelt sympathy.
 

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