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I was asked to take a step down or get terminated from my…

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I was asked to take a step down or get terminated from my company. The problem is thy want to pay me less than than what i was making in my previous position. Can they do this?

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you discussed the termination with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?

Yes with Hr

Lawyer's Assistant: Are you an "at will" employee? Do you belong to a union?

They are an at will

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

The whole process was a set up because they wanted to bring someone else in, so they created a bogus plan to rid me of my position. This was done to quite a few from the corporate level down to the district managers.

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