Q: Is this considered pay discrimination and is it against the Equal Pay Act?
Two Direct Sales Representative’s (DSR’s) have the same base salary, same job code and functions – which is to sell Internet+TV+Phone+Mobile to residential homes. The employer has selected 3 out of the entire salesforce and gave them the option to continue to make $160 per TRIPLE PLAY bundle and the rest of the DSR’s are being forced to take $48 for the same TRIPLE PLAY bundle without the option to opt-in or opt-out as those 3 DSR’s.
Is this considered pay discrimination and is it against the Equal Pay Act?
A: You didn’t state whether the difference is gender-based or just an across-th-board change applicable to men and women.
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