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Do companies have the legal right to reduce your salary?

Can the company just reduce everyone in the companies salary by 30%? Employers with at will employees can reduce the salaries of all at will employees prospectively, simply by telling employees that ...
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Do companies have the legal right to reduce your salary?

The company must pay you the agreed-upon contractual rate for any hours that you already worked, but they are not obligated to continue to pay you the same salary going forward. The company can inform ...
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In 2013, many news sites reported that a US programmer (Bob) outsourced his work to a company in China. Isn't that illegal?

Many things that are "illegal" are not crimes and you can't be prosecuted or charged for them. Many "illegal" things are merely breaches of contract or civil wrongs, and even then, ...
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Germany: Right to work without a SSN and National ID number

You are required to give teh SSN before starting work Everybody working is required to pay Social Security. To allocate your portion, the employer needs the SSN. The employer can't employ you without ...
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Do companies have the legal right to reduce your salary?

With the provision that a labor contract might specify a particular minimum salary, and there are local, state and federal minimum wage levels which you can't go below, an employer can reduce salaries ...
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Is a worker either an employee or independent contractor? Or could they be something else?

In the united-kingdom worker, employee and self-employed are categories of employment status. A contractor can be be self-employed, have the employment status of a worker or the employment status of ...
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Can an employer legally help a line manager at an English Employment Tribunal but not tell their employee (claimant) they will do this?

The line manager is an agent of the company The company is the employer and is the one who will be responding to the tribunal. Everyone employed by the company, including the line manager, as well as ...
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Lapse in Coverage By Becoming Disabled From a Pre-Existing Condition at a New Job?

Yes, you are missing the key concept of continuous coverage. Basically, if you have continuous insurance coverage, the pre-existing limits do not apply. Prior to the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), ...
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Can a 13 year old sole trader employ someone in the UK?

in Theory: Yes There is no law that would actively prevent a minor person from employing people. However the general caveats about contracts with children apply (including, but not limited to, the ...
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