Previously I was already performing the job they demoted me to as well as my promotion job.
Generally speaking, it is legal unless you have an employment contract which makes certain guarantees, or unless the employer engages in unlawful discrimination. Otherwise, the employer can demote an employee but make the employee continue to do the same job.
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