Is it discrimination if my boss hired somebody in the same position as mine and gave him $300 more pay if I had 4 years of experience?

I have been working for my employer as a customer service agent. My boss hired a new employee in the same position as mine and gave him $3,600 a year more than me. I have a bachelor’s degree and he is undergraduate. Is this considered discrimination?

Asked on November 6, 2011 under Employment Labor Law, New York


Michael D. Siegel / Siegel & Siegel, P.C.

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

Not with what you posted.  You need to be in a protected class, like a racial minority.  Are you?  If not, forget it.

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