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Can a job description be changed without agreement?
Yes, in some cases. Generally, unless an employment contract or a collective bargaining agreement states otherwise, an employer may change an employee’s job duties, schedule or work location without the employee’s consent.
Can I refuse to do something not in my job description?
So, the short answer is, yes, your employer may assign you tasks not specifically outlined in your job description. Unless you work under a collective bargaining agreement or contract, your employer can legally change your duties. During this time, work tasks sometimes are neglected or delegated to others.
Can employer change job description any time?
In California, an employer may change an employee’s job description to add additional duties if the employee is hired at will. Thus, just as an employee may quit her job at any time (because she too works “at will”), so may an employer change the nature of a job by altering the job description at any time.
Can you refuse to do something at work?
To be considered actual insubordination, the employee must fully understand the order and the order must not be unethical or dangerous. In other words, it’s a typical job duty that the employee is simply refusing to do for whatever reason.
How do you say no respectfully?
Here are 10 ways for you to say ‘NO’ in a polite manner:
- I’m honoured but I can’t.
- I wish there were two of me.
- Sorry, I’m booked into something else right now.
- Sadly, I have something else.
- No, thank you but it sounds lovely, so next time.
- I’m not taking anything else right now.
How do you reject your boss nicely?
13 Clever Ways to Tell Your Boss “No”
- Give them a valid reason.
- Always offer alternative solutions.
- Remind your boss of your existing workload.
- Show your gratitude.
- Find someone else to do it.
- Be empathetic.
- Buy yourself some time.
- Don’t beat around the bush.
How do you say no to your boss for extra work?
Thoroughly explain your reasons for turning down an assignment and don’t wait too long to do it. Give your boss the opportunity to assign the project to someone else. Make it crystal clear that you have given it serious consideration.
How do you say no to additional work examples?
Use these examples to politely say “no” to your employer and coworkers:
- “Unfortunately, I have too much to do today.
- “I’m flattered by your offer, but no thank you.”
- “That sounds fun, but I have a lot going on at home.”
- “I’m not comfortable doing that task.
- “Now isn’t a good time for me.
How do you say no to an extra shift?
Simply say no and if asked why tell them you have prior engagements. It’s none of their business what those engagements are and any manager worth working for will leave it at that. You won’t be fired for not working extra shifts but you may lose out on opportunities for advancement and special favours, and that’s fair.