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If the employee does not have a written Employment Agreement with the employer which sets forth, among other things, the employee's work hours, shifts they work, etc., then the employment relationship is an "At Will" employment relationship and the employer has the freedom to change the employee's work hours, he can reduce the number of hours that the employee works, and if there are various shifts, the employer can place the employee in the least desirable shift without any liability for these changes to the employee. This is unquestionably not right and certainly is not fair, but, unfortunately, it is the law and the law favors the employer where there is no written Employment Agreement on which the employee can rely on for their rights.
Therefore, in the situation you described, the employer could change the employee's hours at will and the employer would not even need a reason such as the employee's failure to attend a meeting,
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