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We had a employer promise us 4000 a month to move from Utah

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We had a employer promise us 4000 a month to move from Utah to Oregon to work for them. I left a very stable and high paying job to come hear just to be told they can only give me 1200 a month. This has ruined me and my famity financialy and emotionally. We live where we work and are now dealing with strong emotional abuse, we are going back to Utah but we are now buried in debt and are not sure what we are going to do, do we have any recourse?
Submitted: 28 days ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Alex Esquire replied 28 days ago.

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I am sorry to hear about this unfortunate situation.

Did you have any type of a written employment contract with this employer?

Customer: replied 28 days ago.
No just verbal
Customer: replied 28 days ago.
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Expert:  Alex Esquire replied 28 days ago.

Thank you for your follow up.

Unfortunately, generally, without some type of written agreement which would guarantee employment and also the compensation, I am afraid that a verbal agreement would not be legally enforceable and unfortunately, there would not be any legal recourse in a similar situation.

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