CAN MY EMPLOYER PAY ME IN COUPONS OR EMPLOYEE DISCOUNTS?
Under the Fair Labor Standards Pay, you as an employee may receive pay in the form of cash, checks, or something that can be readily converted into cash or other legal forms of compensation, such as food or housing.
However, your employer cannot pay you with a coupon or token that can be spent only at a store run by the employer. Also, employee discounts given by your employer do not count toward the minimum wage requirements.
David Payab, Esq. from The Law Offices of Payab & Associates can be reached @ (818) 918-5522 or by visiting http://payablaw.com/