Wadsworth, OH asked in Employment Law for Ohio

Q: I am a salary employee in Ohio. Is my employer allowed to pay me as hourly?

My place of employment just notified everyone they will be closing for less than a week over holidays. I am out of PTO/vacation and was told by HR I will now be paid a hourly wage instead of my weekly salary. My contact states a yearly wage & upon receiving this hourly pay I will be almost $600 short than the agreed upon yearly salary. Is this legal?

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James J. Hux
James J. Hux
  • Cleveland Heights, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: You would have to discuss the full details with an attorney, but it could potentially be a breach of contract issue. Some attorneys will offer a free initial consultation.

Attorney James J. Hux

Hux Law Firm, LLC

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