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Category: Employment Law
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I had shoulder surgery and can now return to work, but with

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I had shoulder surgery and can now return to work, but with a weight lifting restriction. I work as the head house keeper at a motel. I met with the manager today and he informed me that my wages will be reduced due to the lifting restrictions, I may not get back to 100% do to the surgery
JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: wisconsin can he reduce my wages
JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?
Customer: Part time
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: I think that I covered it.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 9 months ago.

Hello and welcome. I am working on your answer and will be right back!

Expert:  Infolawyer replied 9 months ago.

Company must reasonably accomodate and cannot retaliate, including it cannot reduce benefits or compensation. You can insist they restore your pay and if company refuses you can report the matter to the eeoc, the labor board and have a lawyer locally contact the company on this point.