Low bonus - discriminated because of my immigration status ?

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Jan 16 22 Comments

I received a 50% bonus cut and I’m down 5% total comp. performance was very strong according to the review. My manager said he is not responsabile for it and that my hiring manager is. He mentioned that it might be because my work authorisation expires in 10 months and HR did not identify a way to keep me working here, and so they might not have been incentivised to reward me as I should have had. Another colleague with visa issue had also a similar experience.

Is this legal or is it discriminatory ?

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  • Jefferies / IT cointoss2
    Mind sharing your TC at Morgan Stanley? Unlike tech the banks are cheap ***
    Jan 16 7
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      How is it like at Jeffries
      Jan 16
    • Jefferies / IT cointoss2
      Morgan Stanley: please don't
      Jan 16
  • Bloomberg FIRE<GO>
    Am surprised ur manager would say that to you. Leave
    Jan 16 3
    • Bloomberg FIRE<GO>
      Unfortunately bonus is discretionary, so you cannot sue for that
      Jan 16
    • Google 1337_coder
      Your manager has got a huge problem.
      Jan 16
  • E*Trade / Finance cbEV72
    The reasoning is rational. Why would they incentivize you if you’re gonna be gone soon?
    Jan 16 2
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      It is. But i was wondering if this is legal given that it due to immigration status
      Jan 16
    • E*Trade / Finance cbEV72
      He insinuated that someone did this, it’s hearsay even if it’s illegal. I don’t deal with immigrants so I don’t know if it’s legal
      Jan 16
  • Intel / R&D
    AmIRight?

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    AmIRight?more
    Bonus implies it is optional
    Jan 16 1
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      There has also been a lower than normal increase in base
      Jan 16
  • Banks SUCK! Don’t you know ?
    Jan 16 0
  • Facebook liam
    Start working at 50% of capacity. After all you only have to coast for 10 month.
    Jan 16 2
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      Yup trying to get a hedge fund job in London
      Jan 16
    • Jefferies / IT cointoss2
      Morgan Stanley: are you in trafing quant or in pure tech there
      Jan 16
  • OpenTable Meliodas
    You would need to ask your attorney for a useful answer. More information is needed than what you’ve provided.
    Jan 16 0

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