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I have been presented with a RIF letter from my employer

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I have been presented with a RIF letter from my employer stating my position has been eliminated. But they have recently rehired and promoted an individual into the same position. They have also offered me a demotion with a reduction in pay of $22k.
JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: I am a contractor working overseas
JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?
Customer: It is a one year contract..not sure if it is "at will"
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Daniel Mifsud replied 10 months ago.


Unfair dismissal, the only conclusion of can come to from what you have suggested.

File a complaint with the Fair Work Commission:

They should see that they filled the position with another and it is clear they are just trying to get rid of you.

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
This is a American company and I am and American citizen
Expert:  Daniel Mifsud replied 10 months ago.

Sorry, this has been listed in the Australian law section, I shall ask for it to be moved

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Expert:  Daniel Mifsud replied 10 months ago.

all the best with it.