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    Unhappy can your employer decrease your wages

    I work in a factory and my employer has a tendency of playing mind games or mind manipulation. He has threatened to decrease my wages although I still weld. It is not by choice that he has changed my jobs but I still tig weld is this legal? Iowa is the state I am from
    Last edited by shelli Moore; 08-22-2005 at 05:30 PM. Reason: forgot the state

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    Yes, your employer may reduce your wages. The only legal requirement is that you be paid at least minimum wage. I couldn't find anything at Iowa's DOL website that even requires advance notice of a wage reduction in your State.

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