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Can an employer withhold money from your check if you work for a company that accepts checks for purchase and the check bounces but it was not your own check but one accepted from a customer?

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2007-05-09 13:47:52
2007-05-09 13:47:52

Nope. Illegal. He could get into big trouble. Even if you totally screwed up they can't take from your cheque. They could fire you for not following policy, but if you followed company policy they can't do a thing. The poster above is right. Get a lawyer or call the employment commission. The number will be on a poster near the time clock. This is very illegal. I work for a company that cashes checks and it would be wrong for them to pull it from YOUR check. If you cash a bad check they may write you up or fire you over it, but there should be no reason for them to take money from you.

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