Gave me a choice of a Huge pay cut(30 percent) or layoff. Been there 12 years.
In addition to your work comp claim, you may have a claim for wrongful termination under Fla Stat 440.205.
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It would be unlawful for your employer to terminate your employment (or cut your pay) because of or in retaliation for your making a workers' compensation claim. If this is what happened, you could pursue a civil claim to recover, amongst other things, your lost wages and/or emotional distress.