Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for New York

Q: My boss wants me to pay $460 for a car key I lost...he wants me to sign the papers now... please its URGENTTTTT

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V. Jonas Urba

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  • Tarrytown, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Any lawyer who answers your question better have reviewed your employee handbook, any contract you may have entered, wage notices required by the Wage Theft Prevention Act, pay stubs, receipts, and basically any other paperwork you may have signed or consented to. If you choose not to proceed that way then the following link may or may not help you. If you are an "at will" employee you do know that an employer needs no reason to fire you as long as they do not fire you for an illegal reason. Wage garnishment or deductions in New York State are taken VERY seriously and might be unlawful. Review the following link and act accordingly:

https://labor.ny.gov/formsdocs/wp/LS605.PDF

Of course nothing is a substitute for an employment lawyer consultation which you absolutely should do; for more reasons than may appear on the surface now.

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