Can an employer use a new contract without employee’s signature?

Employer is requesting employee to take substantial pay cut so company can recover from client not paying. They say that they can use new contract without employee signing or fire them for not signing.

Asked on July 25, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, District of Columbia


MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Absolutely not and if the employer is attempting this immediately talk to the state labor board and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Inappropriate for the employer to punish you for nonpayment by a client.

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