I quit my job during a new pay period it states in the handbook if you quit without a 2 weeks notice anytime worked will be dropped to min. wage is this legal to do if so wouldn't apply to the pay period you quit in not the one that was already worked and

I only worked a job for 2weeks because I didn't like the profanity that was used in that environment. The pay period had ended and a new one had started. In their hand book it states a 2week notice is required. A employee who leaves without any notice will be compensated at min wage. My question since the pay period had ended and a new one started can they legally go back to the hours worked and reduce that pay

2 answers  |  asked Apr 8, 2016 12:55 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Answers (2)

Arthur Schofield
I agree with Ms. Towzey. While an employer cannot change pay retroactively, here you were put on notice of the consequences of quitting with less than a 2 week notice. The pay, however, cannot b reduced below the minimum wage rate of $8.05 per hour. Best of luck.

posted by Arthur Schofield  |  Apr 11, 2016 06:35 AM [EST]
Phyllis Towzey
In my opinion they can legally go back and reduce those accrued but unpaid wages to minimum wage because you had notice of that policy prior to you submitting your resignation.

Sorry, I know that's not the answer you were hoping for.

posted by Phyllis Towzey  |  Apr 8, 2016 1:26 PM [EST]

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