Search SEARCH

my employer is cutting our wages, how much notice do they legally have to give us?

Asked By: - 10/1/2009
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Your Q appears on Yahoo UK and on that basis I'll answer it. I do not know what the law is elsewhere... More
Answered By: on thin ice - 10/1/2009
Additional Answers (13)
None.
Answered By: David S - 10/1/2009
 
so long as they pay the minimum hourly wage theres not much you can do except leave of course.
Answered By: daxica - 10/1/2009
 
Unless there is a written employee agreement/manual, he does not have to give you advance notice. He cannot come to you today and say that your wages were cut for September, but he can come to you today and say that starting today (if at start of shift) or tomorrow (if at end of shift) your wages will be $x.xx... More
Answered By: jwthoughts - 10/1/2009
 
None. They are only legally obligated to pay you minimum wage, not give you notice of anything.
Answered By: Kate - 10/1/2009
 
None. You can just get less pay on your next check. That doesn't mean they shouldn't give notice. They just don't have to.
Answered By: michelob86 - 10/1/2009
 
none in this current economy you should have been expecting your hours to get cut
Answered By: rejectedsoul - 10/1/2009
 
He could just fire you, y'know, and then you wouldn't have worry about notice in cutting wages since there wouldn't be any.
Answered By: goodluckwithhat - 10/1/2009
 
Legally they do not have to give you any notice at all. And legally you do not have to give them any notice either if you quit because your wages were cut. If you don't like working for less, just walk out. and find another job...sa the unemployment rate reaches 10%.
Answered By: drewdun - 10/1/2009
 
None. And they can lay you off without notice also.
Answered By: PJ - 10/1/2009
 
If you pay is not contractual nothing, if your pay it written into a formal contract there has to be a three month consultation period. At the end of which if you still haven't agreed they can terminate your current employment and re-employ you on new contracts. Contact ACAS to find out your contractual requirements... More
Answered By: Kat85 - 10/1/2009
 
They have to tell you before the pay period that the wage reduction would go into effect. I.E. if your paycheck is weekly the Monday that the wages are cut is when you have to be informed. This is so you know how much you are working for and it will give you the opportunity to quit if you so desire.
Answered By: Doctari - 10/1/2009
 
Your pay rate is a part of your contract of employment (whether formally stated or not). Changing it without the required notice is a breach of contract. Take this up with your Trade Union - if you are not yet a member join it now.
Answered By: Jon - 10/1/2009
 
Why not check out http://employmentlawhelp.co.uk for employment law advice - a great range of articles
Answered By: Richard - 10/1/2009
 
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Jobs.Quick-com
New job opportunities added daily. Search Virginia jobs now!
VirginiaJobNetwork.com
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
www.JobDiagnosis.com
Get Your Degree Online Sooner than You Think. Financial Aid Options
Degree-Accredited.com/Degree

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-204
eTrustLogo