Yes, you can offer different PTO policies to different employees, as long as the reasons for the different policies aren’t due to discrimination.
What are some situations where you would offer different PTO policies to different employees?
Below are common scenarios for offering different PTO policies:
- Tenure: A company might choose to offer more PTO to employees who have worked longer at the company. For example, a company could offer employees 14 days of vacation for their first two years of working with the company, and then start offering 21 days of vacation when an employee hits their three-year anniversary.
- Promotions: A company might choose to offer more PTO to more senior employees, or to employees who were recently promoted.
- Full-time vs. part-time employees: Some companies might offer different amounts of PTO for full- or part-time employees. For example, a company might offer 14 days of PTO for full-time employees, and 10 days of PTO per year for their part-time employees.