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    • Karenl2012
    • By Karenl2012 6th Dec 17, 8:48 AM
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    Changes to job role after being off sick
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    • 6th Dec 17, 8:48 AM
    Changes to job role after being off sick 6th Dec 17 at 8:48 AM
    Hello,


    I have just heard that someone who is covering my work while I'm off sick (have been off for 1 month and due to be off 1 more month) has been given a temporary pay rise in my absence to cover my work. I have a feeling that when I go back to the office this may turn out to be a permanent change, is it likely that my role will completely change when I return? Its strange because the person who normally covers me when I am off on annual leave and on my team doesn't seem to be picking up my work it is being done by someone on a different team who's manager I have made a complaint about. I have a feeling that this work will be taken off me so I can be moved to a different part of the office. Can they do this?


    Another thing, I went on to my computer as I can access it remotely to check my contract on our HR system (to check the above) and my computer has been removed from the account. I can access my emails remotely through the internet so they haven't blocked me from that. Is this normal? How do I get my contract now? I didn't really want to make it obvious and have to ask for them.


    Am I overthinking or should I be worried?


    Thank you
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    • Savvy_Sue
    • By Savvy_Sue 7th Dec 17, 2:06 AM
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    Is it possible that during an extended period of absence your ability to log in remotely would be suspended? That does not seem unreasonable: you are not at work, you are not SUPPOSED to be at work, leaving you with unfettered access could be problematic.
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    • unforeseen
    • By unforeseen 7th Dec 17, 7:15 AM
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    I'm confused by the phrase ' the computer has been removed from my account's

    What do you actually mean? Computers and user accounts tend to be separate entities.
    • lincroft1710
    • By lincroft1710 7th Dec 17, 2:48 PM
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    This thread is at least different from the usual "I've been on sick leave for 4 years and HR are constantly harassing me, contacting me every 3 to 6 months"
    • getmore4less
    • By getmore4less 7th Dec 17, 3:33 PM
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    There is the scenario that they are getting along fine(or even better) without you.

    They then realise they have been overstaffed for some time.

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