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Q: Can my boss legally subtract 1 hour worth of work from my paycheck?

I am 16 yrs old and I work for a Franchise my boss threatened to take 1 hour off everyone’s paycheck because we were so busy that we did not have time to fill the sauces. Although we did end up filling them, I think that the Boss cannot really take away and Hour worth of everyone’s paycheck... Read more »

Brian Greben
Brian Greben answered on Oct 22, 2019

He could not legally penalize his staff in the manner you described. Taking an hour off staff's pay as punishment would be an unlawful deduction.

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2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Employment Discrimination and International Law for New York on
Q: How legal is it that these cameras record audio?

I work for a trucking company, we have the smart drive camera system, these cameras only record several seconds before and several seconds after an event like accident, hard brake, red light etc.. there's two cameras, one facing the front and the other facing me, they are used for security reasons... Read more »

Brian Greben
Brian Greben answered on Aug 31, 2019

It's generally not legal in New York to record peoples' conversations unless at least one of the participants in the conversation knows that it's being recorded.

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