CAN MY EMPLOYER MAKE ME PAY FOR UNIFORMS?

Can My Employer Make Me Pay for Uniforms

Generally speaking, employers are allowed to require employees to dress in a particular way, including wearing a uniform, as long as those requirements aren’t discriminatory or illegal.

Further, California employers may not prohibit female employees from wearing pants. So, a uniform requirement that requires dresses or skirts for female employees is considered illegal.

Also, a uniform that is hard for an employee with a disability to wear and take off may have to modified for that employee’s use.

Federal law allows employers to deduct the cost of supplying and maintaining a uniform from an employee’s paycheck, as long as the employee’s wages after the deduction don’t fall below the minimum wage. Thus, if you earn only the minimum wage, your employer may not require you to pay for a uniform.

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