Q: In New Mexico can an employer add responsibilities to an employee without compensation
My job has for the past month reduced the amount of employees and has been adding new responsibilities and new tasks to the job without any form of compensation
A: In general, unless the employer has entered an agreement to continue a rate of pay or benefits for a certain period as to a certain job description and responsibilities, an employer can change the rate of pay, benefits, and job description and responsibilities going forward. This is not legal advice to you, but a general idea of the law. Whether and how it applies to you would depend on the details of your employment.
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