Philadelphia, PA asked in Employment Law for Maryland

Q: Is a company policy to not give holiday pay until after 90 days for salaried exempt employees legal?

It says in the job offer that all employees are eligible for holiday pay after 90 days. But as salaried exempt shouldn't those employees get the same salary every week?

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A: Employers are not required to offer paid time off for any time you are not performing work (in this case, pay on holidays you don't work). This is true regardless of whether you are paid hourly or receive a salary, so there is nothing inherently unlawful about this policy.

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