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Hello, I have been at my job over 10 yrs with a private

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I have been at my job over 10 yrs with a private sector company. Have called off sick maybe 5 days in those years. I recently had a severe illness & was off work 2 months. I came back to work and they've given my job, my desk and changed my extension & contacts to a new girl, who is currently through a temp company. I lost everything. They now say they want me to be a floater in the office, in case i'm sick again. They also want me to fully train that girl to do my job properly. Can they do this to me? Thank u very much for your help. I'm really at a loss as to what to do.

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If your pay was not decreased and they brought you back at the same pay and level of employment, then yes it is legal for them to assign a different position.

FMLA only legally requires that they bring you back at the same level and salary. It does not have to be the exact job
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