Tennessee is an employment at will state. This means they can fire you. Absent a written contract or a union agreement, employers can terminate an employee for any reason or no reason, just not a discriminatory one. They can change your hours and your wages, but not retroactively. Even on salary you may be entitled to overtime, depending upon your job duties. Nonexempt employees are still entitled to overtime, even if on salary. Contact the Labor Department if you have any questions. 615-741-2858
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