Not anymore, but this use to be quite common to get people to quit without having to do the correct way of following up, documenting, or writing up.you can’t use the schedule to manage performance. (less hours for bad performance, etc)
I agree with you.
But if I know jack is a shit employee and Jill isn't, I'd prefer Jill to work more and get more done if they are paid the same. More bang for my buck.