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I am currently out on short-term disability until January 28, 2018 my employer is making changes in my salary and hours work that will take affect January 8 I feel they should wait until I am off disability to enact these changes. Are there any laws around this
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I'm sorry to hear about your situation. Generally, under the ADA and under FMLA, they cannot mess with your pay. However, they cannot do this if it is on the basis of your disability. If it is on the basis of some business-related decision and it affects more than just you, then this is something that they can do, unfortunately. The only exceptions would be if you had an agreement that your pay would not be changed for a certain amount of time. Otherwise, they can make changes to your pay. I'd recommend speaking with your state disability insurance provider or your private disability insurance provider and ask them specifically whether there is a local statute that prohibits this and if it is allowed, if your take home amount will be altered. You don't want to end up having been overpaid because your salary changed in the middle of you being out on disability.

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