Brick, NJ asked in Employment Law for New Jersey

Q: does a company need to provide holiday pay to all if they provide to some?

I'm a full time employee. The company does provide holiday pay. our schedules change from week to week. if I wasn't scheduled to work on a holiday but others were, are they required to pay ALL employees the holiday pay or only the ones scheduled on that day?

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Rhiannon Herbert
Rhiannon Herbert
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A: Generally, employers are not required to offer pay on days that you do not perform work. However, you should consult your employee manual or handbook and review your employer's policy regarding holiday pay or other paid time off (if it has one). Employers may set up their PTO policies in whatever manner they see fit, but whether you are entitled to PTO will depend on the policy your company uses.

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