I started working for this company in March 2016. It is a non profit and I worked for them (under different management) also from 2003-2011 as a supervisor. I took a job in 2016 not as a supervisor. I was asked to become the COO's asst in July 2016. I was to start the day I returned from vacation. The day I started I was told the job was given to someone else due to my current supervisor arguing to keep me on her staff. I was denied a full time job with benefits and a pay increase. I was told I already had the job. 1 year later i was denied a full time job because the same supervisor told our CEO I didnt wanting full time (not true) so he passed me up for it. I spoke to CEO and expressed my concerns. At that point I left that position to take a different one in a different building (same non profit). I work less hours then before because I was being held back in my old sup. I just met with the CEO for a position I am extremely qualified for. It would mean I would supervise the old supervisor I had. The one who 2 times caused me to not be promoted. I did not get it based on the fact she would be under me. There is no way for me to advance now. How is this fair? I work very hard.
Michigan, like nearly every other state, is an "at-will" employment state. That means, unless you have an employment contract that says otherwise, your employer can change the terms and conditions of your employment -- schedule, hours, work location, duties, and even pay (as long as it doesn't result in a RETROACTIVE pay cut for work you've already done, and you are paid at least the legal minimum wage) -- at any time, for any reason (or even for no reason at all), and without advance notice, as long as the change does not discriminate based on race, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability.
I'm licensed to practice law only in Indiana, and we've never met, so I can't give you "legal" advice. My answer is simply "friendly" advice based on my experience as an attorney in Indiana, my knowledge of federal and common law, and common sense. Even if you are in Indiana, employment law questions are very fact specific, and based on the limited information you provided in your post, I can't give you legal advice, and my answer is intended as general information only. It doesn't create an attorney-client relationship.
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