production rates to all employees?

can employeer pick choose certain employees to make production
encentives when others can only make their hourly wage ? thank you

Asked on November 1, 2017 under Employment Labor Law, Michigan


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

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

Unless this action constitutes some form of actionable discrimination, it is legal. Therefore, unless production incentives are given or not given based on a worker's race, relgion, age (over 40) gender, disability, nationality, etc., your employer is violating no law. The fact is that, absent an employment contract or union agreement to the contrary, a company can set the conditions of employment much as it sees fit.

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