Can I sue my employer who verbally, changed the pay in the middle of the contract .
Than simply payed me less than what was agreed on a written contract which was signed by both of us.
The contract stated that it will 90 days and as long as I stay till the end I will get paid a bonus of extra $10.00 per hour. The manger called me approximately 45 days on the contract and said the terms of the contract got changed, not only will I not receive bonus pay going forward my hourly rate will also go down. So they basically only paid bonus for 45 days and not 90 days and hourly went down as well . I never received a written notice only a phone call. The job was in VA but the employer is HQ in CA
What does the contract you signed say about conflict of laws (which state's laws will be used) and dispute resolution? You may have agreed to alternative dispute resolution instead of suing---absent answers to those general questions---yes you could sue on a contract theory.
I agree with Mr. Rafter - you still have a contract theory, and I would expect that you could sue in Virginia. An attorney would need to see what right they have to change the terms of the contract.
You may have a case for breach of contract. I suggest you have an attorney review the terms of the contract.
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