Ronkonkoma, NY asked in Employment Law for New York

Q: can my employer cut my hours after i questioned him about a labor law ?

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Barry Eran Janay
Barry Eran Janay
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  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: This sounds like retaliation to me, so you may have a claim, but tread carefully.

A: There are certain anti-retaliation provisions in wage and hour laws. For example, the FLSA has a non-retaliation provision for employees complaining about not receiving overtime or minimum wage that may be applicable. Good luck.

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