Memo #: 17-246
Date:       11/17/2017
Recent Case Illustrates Risks Employer Can Incur in Docking Employee’s Pay To Cover Losses Caused by Negligence or Misconduct

It may be tempting for an employer to want to dock an employee’s pay to make up for damage or losses caused by the employee’s carelessness, but there are complex rules that apply that can create costly liability issues for an employer that does not comply.
Topic Area:
Fair Labor Standards Act









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