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Can an employer cut your wages

San Antonio, TX |

I work with a prominate doctor and the ceo has a habit of cutting our wages, is that legal?

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The Fair Labor Standards Act (a federal law) states that your employer cannot withhold wages. However, many high level employees are exempted from coverage.

This may be a contract violation. Most physicians have a contract with the hospital or group that they work with. You can certainly file suit if an employer violates the contract that they have with you.

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