I need advice please....I have been laid...

Asked by Antoinette Bizaare on 06-02-2022 10:56:23
Question posted in the General Law category relating to Western Cape

I need advice please....I have been laid off since covid started ....the boss ensured me I wasn't fired or retrenched and that I'm still employed...it is now nearly 2 years he haven't contacted me about work....recently someone working at the same company got a job and he sent her a resignation letter where as she also was laid of the same time as me.....he even sent a voice note saying I must get myself another job and I explained work is hard to find at my age ....so can you please explain what it mean ...when a boss dont fire you or allowed you to sighn a resignation letter but will only let you do so when you get another job....please help

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Posted by Att. Patrick on 08-02-2022 21:02:36

Hi there,

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Have you been paid since you were laid off?

What exactly did your boss say when you were laid off?

What does he say if you contact him to say that you are coming back to work?

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