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My job terminating my job position to save money is this legal?

I have worked for this company for 7 years. They want to get rid of four shift supervisor to make one day and 1 nignt supervisor. They offered me a job which will still cut my pay in half. I am on the verge of having to file bankruptcy.

Asked By: jr_2281 - 7/11/2008
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yes it is legal... More
Answered By: michr - 7/11/2008
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Yes, of course, it's perfectly legal. They are under no obligation to continue to provide positions they don't need and/or can't afford. If the company is in trouble or losing money, it sounds like they're doing the only reasonable thing and trying to cut back on their expenses... More
Answered By: rtfm - 7/11/2008
 
Yep its legal. Jobs don't owe you a thing. Welcome to America.
Answered By: maltesefalcon - 7/11/2008
 
It is absolutely legal. Look for a position similar to yours at a NEW company. I have to tell you though, things are VERY tough all over.
Answered By: cope_acetic - 7/11/2008
 
Yes, unfortunately this is legal. With the economy right now many companies are going through budget cuts and cutting positions, sometimes entire departments. The lucky ones will receive severance packages and/or be offered other positions within the company and depending on many people a company is cutting they may... More
Answered By: Amber M - 7/11/2008
 
Yes, it's legal for a company to downsize (which is what they are doing by reducing the number of supervisors). A lot of company's are outsourcing functions, outsourcing jobs, you name it. It's a recession and jobs are getting harder and harder to find... More
Answered By: hr4me - 7/11/2008
 
Yes, it is. Try to get a city job - they are protected better.
Answered By: m - 7/11/2008
 
Sorry for your financial troubles. But yes, it's legal - why wouldn't it be, unless you have a contract regulating termination conditions, then they'd have to follow the contract
Answered By: Judy - 7/12/2008
 
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Answered By: Jennifer - 7/14/2008
 
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