can a business make you would weekends if you didn’t put it on your application?

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can a business make you would weekends if you didn’t put it on your application?

Asked on May 24, 2009 under Employment Labor Law, New Hampshire

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B. B., Member, New Jersey Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 12 years ago | Contributor

Your employer can't make you do anything you don't want to do, but they don't need even that good a reason to fire you, since it sounds like you don't have a contract with them and that means your employment is "at will."

There are some very limited exceptions to the "at will" rule, although you haven't given any facts in your question, that would suggest that any of those exceptions could help you.  If you want to look into this further, you should talk to a lawyer in your area.  One place to find qualified counsel is our website, http://attorneypages.com


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