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Unfortunately, unless you had an employment contract that guaranteed you a specific number of hours, which could not be altered without your consent, your employment is "at will." At will employment can legally be terminated or adjusted at any time, with or without cause.
The previous issues with your work hours don't really give you any legal leverage here unless you were an hourly employee that worked those hours and never received overtime. Even then, all you could do is report the employer and try to obtain the unpaid overtime. That report would be to the state Department of Labor where you live.
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