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Deductions From Wages

  • Issued: October 12, 2012
  • Content last reviewed: April 2013

Only under certain circumstances may an employer make deductions from an employee’s wages. Deductions from wages are not allowed for a cash shortage, or lost or stolen property if a person other than the employee had control over or access to the cash or property. For example, an employer cannot deduct wages from an employee working at a gas station because someone leaves without paying the bill after pumping gas for their car. Check our resources below for a complete explanation.

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