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can my job cut my hours do to my disability?

1 Answers. Asked on Jun 12th, 2017 on Labor and Employment - North Carolina
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My job has found out i have a learning disability. Im a 26 year old experience server. But since finding out about the disability they have cut my hour. What r my rights?
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Answered on Jun 17th, 2017 at 8:37 AM

Your employer is not required to provide you with a set number of hours and can change your hours anytime it chooses. However, if the only reason for the reduction was your disability, you may have a claim pursuant to the Americans With Disabilities Act.

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