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    • richy999
    • By richy999 16th Apr 18, 4:27 PM
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    Flexible working request
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    • 16th Apr 18, 4:27 PM
    Flexible working request 16th Apr 18 at 4:27 PM
    Hi,


    In January of this year, I submitted a flexible working request.


    I understand that the whole process, including any appeal, should be completed within a 3 month period.

    It's now more than 3 months since my request was submitted and I'm still waiting a decision.

    My line manager has also not followed our internal policies with regards to holding a meeting with me within 28 days of receipt to discuss my request.


    I have contacted my line manager at various points for an update but he seems to be dragging his feet.


    I do intend discussing this with my union rep for support with this but was hoping for advice from anyone in the know, what my next course of action should be.

    Thanks and regards.
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    • getmore4less
    • By getmore4less 16th Apr 18, 4:34 PM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 4:34 PM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 4:34 PM
    Grievance.
    • Xbigman
    • By Xbigman 16th Apr 18, 7:07 PM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 7:07 PM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 7:07 PM
    A grievance might be premature given that it would be against the manager making the decision. If a union member go through them first.


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    • Mulder00
    • By Mulder00 18th Apr 18, 10:10 PM
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    • 18th Apr 18, 10:10 PM
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    • 18th Apr 18, 10:10 PM
    How long have you been working there? I would speak to HR first, if they are unhelpful, you should go down the grievance route.
    • richy999
    • By richy999 19th Apr 18, 7:41 PM
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    • 19th Apr 18, 7:41 PM
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    • 19th Apr 18, 7:41 PM
    Hi, I've been with the company 12 years. The manager I submitted my request to has recently gone off sick, so I've escalated it to the next level of management above. Will give it a week to see if this shakes anything from the tree... then consider submitting a formal grievance.
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