Can I sue if my employer decreases my pay rate without telling me anything at all?

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Can I sue if my employer decreases my pay rate without telling me anything at all?

And not responding when I tried to reach out to them and HR?

Asked on June 3, 2014 under Employment Labor Law, Florida

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

Unless you have an employment contract either guarantying you a certain rate or giving you certain "due process" rights that would have to be followed to reduce your pay, then yes--your employer can change (decrease) your pay rate at any tmie, for any reason, without prior notice. That is part of what "employment at will" means.


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