What are my rights if my employer is forcing me to transfer to another location and change my hours?

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What are my rights if my employer is forcing me to transfer to another location and change my hours?

My job is forcing me to transfer to another location that is farther way. I told my supervisors that I’m not interested in going or going out there to help. My job want me to float to different hours where I put 0 for travel. Now my supervisor wants to change my hours and making me to stay later where it’s interfering with my schedule to get my children from school. What should I do I been here at my job for over where my schedule works for me. Now she wants to change it where I’m not available to work those hours.

Asked on October 25, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, Missouri

Answers:

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

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

There may be nothing that you can do about this. The fact is that a company can set the conditions of employment much as it sees fit. This includes changing a worker's job location and scheduled hours. Accordingly, unless this action violates the terms of an employment contract or union agreement or constitutes some form of legally actionable discrimination, it is legal.


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