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The company I work for was brought out by an larger firm.

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The company I work for was brought out by an larger firm. they offered me a new contract with a small increase which I was told to cover the differance in the benefit package. they change my hours from a 40 hour to an 50 hour week at the same money are they allow to do that.

Lawyer's Assistant: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Ontario canada

Lawyer's Assistant: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?

Non union full time

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

When braking it down hourly I will be making less per hour than when a started

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How long did you work for the other employer for?

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they company that was brought i started may 2009
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