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Can my employer legally cut my salary?

When we have a steady job, we depend on the money made from that job in order to pay our rent and fund our lifestyle. Therefore, when our pay is cut in one way or another, it can be very difficult to deal with. A worker in the state of California might be subject to wage cuts through a reduction in hourly pay or salary pay. Alternatively, they may be subject to a reduction in wages because they are receiving a reduction in working hours.

Many employees who have been subject to pay cuts in the state of California wonder if their employers acted legally or not. If you are suffering from a reduction in wages, it is important that you do not simply accept the change. You should research your legal rights so that you can take action if your employer is not acting within the law.

You have the right to be notified before the pay cut

It is illegal for your employer to cut your pay without telling you that this will happen. Therefore, you must have received a warning before you received your paycheck.

The pay cut should be universally applied

The pay cut should be financially necessary for the company, and every employee should be affected by the same pay cut by percentage, even your boss.

It cannot be discriminatory

It is not legal for an employee to have their pay cut for a discriminatory reason. Therefore, if you believe that you are suffering from lower pay for an unfair reason, it is important that you understand your rights and take appropriate action.

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