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If a contract 1099 employee contact is altered is an advised notice request prior to act?

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?

A pay adjustment was made without notice. I would like to know my rights prior to speaking with HR.

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

Full time

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Paid semi weekly for both hourly wages and contract/rent for use of vehicle. Receive both W-2 and 1099

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Employment Law
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Employment Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 5 months ago

Was there a written agreement requiring notice or prohibiting unilateral amendment?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I not believe there was ever any signed contract/
agreement.
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Employment Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 5 months ago

Even if there is a verbal agreement, you would need to get notice of any change in compensation going forward. Otherwise, it is a breach of contract to just lower you compenstion without any notice. You compensation can not be changed retroactively.

If they did this then you should sue them for breach of contract.

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