Articles tagged with Wage Deductions

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Handling Wage Deductions and Protecting Company Property

“My employee didn’t return their company phone — can I deduct the value from his or her last paycheck?” Unfortunately, this is a frequently-asked question among today’s employers.

With telecommuting and flexible work arrangements becoming more common workplace practices, company-issued laptops, smartphones and other mobile devices are often used outside of the office.

So what happens when a former employee does not return company property? The answer is: it depends.

State laws apply