my husband was asked to complete a job by his supervisor by the time he finished he was 6 minutes in overtime

my husband was asked to complete a job by his supervisor by the ttime he finished he was 6 minutes in overtime now his supervisor want to write his up

Asked on April 19, 2017 under Employment Labor Law, Wisconsin


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

You can't really do anything, unless your husband has a written employment contract (including a union or collective bargaining contract) which is being violated. (If he does, you can enforce the terms of the contract, including in court, via a lawsuit, if necessary.)
Without a contract, all employment is "employment at will." Employment at will has a number of unfortunate ramifications for employees: one of which is that employers may write them up or disclipline them or even terminate them for any reason whatsoever, including wholly unfair or unreasonable or unsupported ones. Employees at will have, quite simply, no real rights at their jobs.

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