Employer has hired new recruits for more than core people are making, we are required to train

Company hired new employee at higher rate same job and core employees are
required to train new employees

Asked on March 11, 2017 under Employment Labor Law, Ohio

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

Does this action violate the terms of a union agreement or employment contract? Does this treatment constitute some form of legally actionable discrimination (i.e. it is due to your race, religion, disability age, etc.)? If not, then it is legal. The fact is that most employment arrangements are "at will". This means that a company can generally set the conditions of employment much as it sees fit, including how much to pay certain workers.


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