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  • Can my employer change my pay? Florida

    Can my employer change my pay from hourly to waht he is calling piece work?
    Paying us by the job.
    Against our will.
    Also can he forse employees to work salaried?

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    I believe the answer is yes to all your questions - however, you do need to be paid at least min. wage. I am assuming from your post you are a non-exempt employee - is that correct? Thanks.

    Please hold for another poster to come along & verify the info I gave you - maybe a payroll person.
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    • #3
      You didn't mention a disability, although you posted in the disability forum, but let's move on.

      If your pay method is changing from hourly to piecework, you are nonexempt. The employer can set whatever pay method he chooses (if you don't like it, you can find another job) as long as the total piecework pay divided by the number of hours you work is at least the state minimum wage and you get overtime pay (at half-time the "regular rate of pay" as described in the calculation above) when you work over 40 hours in a workweek.
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