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  • demoted and pay cut without write ups.... Texas

    my husband has been demoted and given a paycut for an unknown reason. when he asked way this was going on his employer said it was due todisaplanary write ups. He has not seen any of these and whn he asked about seeing them his employer walked away. The last write up i recieved by my employer was given to me to sign and a copy was also given to me for my file. Is what his employer doing legall and if not what course can be taken.

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    There's no law that says that an employer must provide written write-ups. What the law says that is that an employer can reduce an employee's pay on a going-forward basis (not on hours already worked) as long as it doesn't bring the employee below minimum wage.
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      And as long as he wasn't discriminated against (given a demotion/pay cut) due to a reason prohibited by law (ie age, religion, gender).
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        While it is certainly preferable to show the employee the write up, have them sign it and give them a copy, failure to do any of those things is not a violation of the law.
        The above answer, whatever it is, assumes that no legally binding and enforceable contract or CBA says otherwise. If it does, then the terms of the contract or CBA apply.

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