Legal Question in Employment Law in Florida

layoff rehire

i was lqaid off for my company, due to budget and workforce reduction i was rehired same position at a lower rate.. should i have resumed at my same wage, and vacation accrual standings. or should i have to start all over ???

Asked on 5/07/09, 8:32 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

Alan Wagner Wagner McLaughlin, P.A.

Re: layoff rehire

Absent a contractual right (which I doubt you have) the company can rehire you at a lower rate. If you did not want the job, you did not have to take it.

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Answered on 5/07/09, 9:02 pm

Scott Behren Behren Law Firm

Re: layoff rehire

What does their employment manual say? I would tell them you want to be hired back with your old seniority.

Scott Behren

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Answered on 5/12/09, 4:25 pm

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