Q: NY employer asking me to sign agreement that I am responsible for any damage to equipment, including accidental. Legal?
I'm an "at will" employee and the equipment I use is only laptop, phone, etc. However, I don't want to agree to be responsible for any damage if I don't have to. I understand that if the damage is caused by gross negligence or on purpose, but this agreement would cover everything except "normal wear".
Here's a link to Section 193 of New York's Labor Law.
Not legal advice. No lawyer client relationship. No assurance that this is the latest version of Section 193 nor that it is all inclusive. Contact a New York employment lawyer to review anything you sign before you sign it for a flat fee if you would like a definitive legal opinion.
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