Can an employer give time paid off to one employee and not the other?

Asked almost 2 years ago - Dartmouth, MA

Both work same hours one is office manager and the other is reception? Also, the other employee is getting paid under the table while the other gets taxed on there paycheck? is this legal to do?

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  1. Philip W. Mason

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    Answered . 1) Giving one employee more time than the other? Yes it is legal if it is not based on one employee belonging to a protected class (race, gender, age, etc.)
    2) Paying someone “under the table”? That is illegal!

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  2. Jayson Lutzky

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    Answered . Paying under the table is illegal. Other question depends if discrimination or collective bargaining agreement or employment contract. See a local lawyer.

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  3. Henry Lebensbaum

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    Answered . No.



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