Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Texas

Q: Can my employer take from my hourly wage for absences but not apply the same policy to the rest of his employees

This policy was implemented several months into my employment, at which time I had no standing record of unexcused absence, nor do I now. However this new policy has only been applied to myself and one other employee, but not any others. There are about 10 hourly employees. Only the two of us are applicable to this new policy. The policy states that for every unexcused absence we will lose .50 hourly then may earn it back the next month on the basis of attendance. Again, this does not apply to any other employees in the company .

1 Lawyer Answer
Beatriz Adriana Sosa-Morris
Beatriz Adriana Sosa-Morris
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Houston, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: I don't understand your question. However, an employer must pay you for all hours worked.

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