I have worked in numerous positions with this company from front desk to insurance referrals to secretarial skills to a phlebotomist. I got my CNA in 1985. I have not used these skills since being employed by my employer 18 years ago. I have used the above skills mentioned in the positions. Now they have partnered with Lab Corp and have replaced my job with one of their employees. They have asked me to perform some skills that I do not have and skills that I have never used with them. They have basically given me an ultimatum to perform as they want or else. Can they terminate me when I have freely told them I do not have the skills or want to use the skills as a nurse? If it comes to being disciplined, do I have to agree to do something I don't feel qualified to do? I am supposed to have a meeting next Monday to discuss. Do I have any rights or grounds to refuse to perform these duties? Can they cut my pay for something they have changed and not myself?
Answer by Mel Williams
Posted over 8 years ago
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