I am an IT Technical Project Manager and I was hired as a Program Manager of Engineering contracts. My company forced me

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Customer: I am an IT Technical Project Manager and I was hired as a Program Manager of Engineering contracts. My company forced me to do menial secretarial work for 4 months instead of project management work. And now they want to change my job title to Deputy Program Manager and it means that I have to do any type of work they tell me to do.
JA: Have you discussed this with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?
Customer: I discussed it with HR and they told my they are changing my job title to Deputy Program Manager and I will not be managing a project, meaning they have very little work for me to do, so I will be let go.
JA: Are you an "at will" employee? Do you belong to a union?
Customer: The company is in Virginia
JA: Is there anything else the Lawyer should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: IT is at will
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Hello: This isCustomer Welcome to JustAnswer! I am reviewing your post, and I will post my response very shortly. Thank you for your patience.
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I am sorry to read about your situation. A more detailed response will be posted in a few minutes. Thank you for your continued patience and for using Justanswer.com.

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I am sorry to read about your situation once more.

As an employee at will, you work at the pleasure of your employer. So, your employer can change your job title or job duties  for any reason or for no reason at all so long as the reason for the decision is not based on any one of the prohibited grounds such as race, gender, age (40 and over), nationality, disability, ethnicity, or the like. So, even if you do not like the title of Deputy Program Manager, you may have to take the title, or tender your resignation.

I am sorry that I do not have better news for you.

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