Is pay discrimination legal?

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Asked on December 21, 2018 under Employment Labor Law, Colorado


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

Answered 1 year ago | Contributor

The fact is that not all employees need be treated the same or even fairly. That is so long as no form of legally actionable discrimination is the reason for the differing treatmemt. In other words, as long as their treatment is not due to their race, religion, gender, age (over 40), nationality or disability, it is legal. The fact that a company can set the conditions of employment much as it sees fit absent a union agreement or employment contract to the contrary.

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