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If our company pays time and 1/2 but not office staff is

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If our company pays time and 1/2 for holidays for clinicians but not office staff is that the company's choice? Office staff earn PTO and can use for the holiday or use leave without pay but if the work the holiday it is paid a straight time.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Patrick, Esq. replied 1 year ago.

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There is nothing unlawful about this practice. In general, employers have vast discretion when it comes to compensation and are not bound by fairness or required to treat all employees the same. The only thing an employer cannot do is based compensation decisions on legally protected traits, such as race, religion or gender. (i.e. paying women less because they are women).

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