Ordered Upfront

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about a change in position by new manager:

I and my colleague have been managers for a family run farm shop for 5 years. Now his daughter is taking our jobs and is putting us back in front of the shop. What can we do?

Signed, Want My Job Back Not Up Front

Dear Want My Job Back Not Up Front:

From the little you say, it seems that the daughter now has the role of owner/manager of the farm shop or that has been delegated to her. Has your role been changed already and if so how have you responded to that? You have a choice to grin and bear it, to firmly confront this daughter expressing your unhappiness with being ordered to work in front and no longer to manage, or to seek work elsewhere. I assume you simply want your job back as manager.

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