Do I have a right for a wage increase? If yes, How often? I've always gotten a wage increase before my work injury. Now I don't know if I will get anything because of that. I obviously haven't been able to perform any better since the injury because I'm under working restrictions. Can my employer deny me a wage increase?
State, Local, and Municipal Law Attorney
As Mr. Kane indicates, generally no there isn't a right to a wage increase, assuming that you are an at will employee and so long as you are being paid the minimum wage and there isn't a collective bargaining agreement or contract that otherwise applies.
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