Wrentham, MA asked in Employment Law for Massachusetts

Q: After furlough, I am being offered a lower salary or quit and lose 2020 bonus due to voluntary leave, is this legal?

My employer furlough me, and now they are offering either to go back with salary reduction, or quit! in case I quit I would not take the previous year annual bonus which is due by the end of March. Is this legal?

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A: While your situation seems unfair, there is nothing inherently unlawful about reducing your pay (as long as you still make at least minimum wage for all hours worked).

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