WHAT ARE SOME COMMON WORK DEDUCTIONS THAT ARE NOT ALLOWED BY EMPLOYERS?

What are some Common Work Deductions that are Not Allowed by Employers

Some common payroll deductions often made by employers that are unlawful include:

Gratuities – An employer cannot collect, take, or receive any gratuity or part thereof given or left for an employee, or deduct any amount from wages due an employee on account of a gratuity given or left for an employee. Labor Code Section 351. However, a restaurant may have a policy allowing for tip pooling/sharing among employees who provide direct table service to customers.

Photographs – If an employer requires a photograph of an applicant or employee, the employer must pay the cost of the photograph.Labor Code Section 401

Uniforms – If an employer requires that an employee wear a uniform, the employer must pay the cost of the uniform. Labor Code Section 2802. The term “uniform” includes wearing apparel and accessories of distinctive design and color.

Business Expenses – An employee is entitled to be reimbursed by his or her employer for all expenses or losses incurred in the direct consequence of the discharge of the employee’s work duties.Labor Code Section 2802

David Payab, Esq. from The Law Offices of Payab & Associates can be reached @ (818) 918-5522 or by visiting http://payablaw.com/

Categories:

Awards &
Associations

  • martindale
    martindale
  • Client Distinction
    Client Distinction

Why Choose Payab & Associates

  • Over 20 years of legal experience
  • Recipient of “People Love US” on Yelp for 3 years
  • Over 400 five-star reviews on Yelp, Google & Avvo
  • Rated A+ with the Better Business Bureau
  • Tens of Millions of dollars recovered for our clients
  • No fees or costs unless we recover money for you
  • We speak Spanish

Client Testimonials

  • The Law Office of Payab & Associates Thank you from the bottom of my heart.
  • The Law Office of Payab & Associates Going with David for help was the best thing I could have done.
  • The Law Office of Payab & Associates I highly recommend Payab and Associates.
  • The Law Office of Payab & Associates There are no words to express my appreciation.
  • The Law Office of Payab & Associates I felt well represented with Mr. Payab as my attorney.
  • The Law Office of Payab & Associates It was really a pleasure having him as my attorney and I greatly recommend him.
Prev Next

Do You Have A Case?

Call (818) 918-5522 or fill out the form below. Se habla español.

    • Please enter your name.
    • This isn't a valid phone number.
      Please enter your phone number.
    • This isn't a valid email address.
      Please enter your email address.
    • Please make a selection.
    • Please make a selection.
    • Please enter a message.