Deduction in salary

2017-10-23 03:24:35

I just joined a company in Dubai 25 days back as a safety inspector.

According to agreement and offer paper they are supposed to pay me 3500 AED/Month, but today my manager called me that they can only pay me 2500 AED per month due to lack of experience in the safety field.

This deduction was made by our GM. I am really shocked after this. GM said that he will terminate me if I do not agree to this.

What should I do now? My medical is still on hold.

From a contract and even moral point of view, you are completely in the right. You have a written contract, and they are violating it.

Now here's the problem...

It's going to be tough to get them to cough up the dough without filing a lawsuit. Which would certainly poison the well with your employer. Not to mention that the cost of a lawsuit might exceed the amount you're fighting over.

High-level advice -- At this point, I'm thinking you need to find yourself another job. Start looking. Consider how long i

  • From a contract and even moral point of view, you are completely in the right. You have a written contract, and they are violating it.

    Now here's the problem...

    It's going to be tough to get them to cough up the dough without filing a lawsuit. Which would certainly poison the well with your employer. Not to mention that the cost of a lawsuit might exceed the amount you're fighting over.

    High-level advice -- At this point, I'm thinking you need to find yourself another job. Start looking. Consider how long it takes to find a job in your part of the world.

    In the meantime... your GM is trying to get you to agree to another salary "voluntarily", so that you won't have a cause for complaint in the future. That's not too big a deal, as you're planning to leave (right?). So now you're at the first decision point. What to do immediately? Options:

    Accept the pay cut -- This is the safest (and least satisfying) course, but you don't want to risk getting fired before you find y

    2017-10-23 05:54:49