Is it illegal for a company to
make u switch stores cause the
store manager is ur mother even
tho there is no nepotism going on
n employees have signed a paper
stating that I’m treated no
different then them

Asked on September 9, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, Iowa


M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

Unless this action violates an exisiting employment contract/union agreement or in some way constitutes legally actionable discrimination (which it does not appear to), your employer has done nothing wrong. The fact is that in an "at will" work relationship, a business can set the conditions of employment much as it sees fit and deems appropriate.

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