Q: can an employer (car sharing company)make the employee pay for parking tickets or any fines associated with city driving
I work for a car sharing company and the employer wants the employees to pay for parking tickets, loading zone tickets, or any city parking violations. If they think the employee is responsible. The thing is our app and software if very glitchy and a work in progress so they can't really track who is responsible for the parking violation.
A: Assuming we are talking about Uber or Lyft or the like, the question is still whether or not you are an employee or independent contractor. If the later, then the contractor would be. If the former, if the ticket goes to you as an employee, then the employee likely needs to since illegal acts are not usually considered in the course and scope of employment.
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