Can u legally be promote without being paid for it.greenspun.com : LUSENET : Law Of The Workplace : One Thread
I have been promoted to a position which, they let go of a women before she went on leave. I told them I didn't want the job, then they told me to try it out for a week and if I didn't like it. I could go back to my old job. I'm still in the position and they will not allow me to go back to my old spot, and will not give me a raise to go with it. When I requested a job description, they gave me a fake description with no date, no job duties. The reason they say they won't give me a raise is because "paper base work" is in my job description. My new position is 4times the work load and has nothing to do with my old position.
-- Raphael Goins (RaphaelGoins@allin1.com), April 07, 2004
Are you public or private employee? You need to check your contract or MOU and then go from there. If your in a bargining unit then they should not have allowed you to move up without a raise in the first place. Basically if they have you doing the work at your present rate of pay then why give you a raise? It sounds more like taking advantage of you not promoting you. NEVER EXCEPT A "PROMOTION" (title change) WITHOUT A PAY RAISE AND STOP YOUR CO-WORKERS FROM DOING THE SAME. WHATS THE FUTURE IN A COMPANY WITH RAISELESS PROMOTIONS?
-- Ruben Beltran (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 20, 2005.