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Hello i work full time 8 hrs a day 5 days a week. My
boss makes me come an hour early twice a week so
his son my co-worker can go home an hour early.
Is that legal?

Asked on November 19, 2018 under Employment Labor Law, California

Answers:

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

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

Unless your treatment violates the terms of an employment contract or union agreement, then it is legal. The fact is that a business can set the conditions of the workplace much as it sees fit. That is so long as it does not constitute some form of legally actionable discrimination. In other words, it is not based on your age (over 40), nationality, gender, disability, race or religion.

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

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

Unless your treatment violates the terms of an employment contract or union agreement, then it is legal. The fact is that a business can set the conditions of the workplace much as it sees fit. That is so long as it does not constitute some form of legally actionable discrimination. In other words, it is not based on your age (over 40), nationality, gender, disability, race or religion.


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