Can my employer make me resign because my new manager changed my scheduled and I can’t work the hours given to me?

Asked on November 10, 2015 under Employment Labor Law, Texas


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

Yes, your employment can be terminated for this reason.  Your employer--in this case, your new manager--has the right to change your schedule at will (unless, that is, you happen to have a written employment which specifies or defines your hours) and does not have to take your needs (i.e. whether or not you can actually work those hours) into account. They can assign you any hours they like, and terminate you if you cannot or will not work them.

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