Q: Can my boss make me pay for damages to a company vehicle, that were caused at work?
I am employed at an LLC in Virginia. My boss is trying to make me pay for damages to a work vehicle, that occurred while I was on the job. I grazed a wall in the truck, but shouldn't this be covered under the company's insurance policy? Since I was given a vehicle, I assumed I was on the insurance. Now my boss is trying to tell me I must use his preferred auto-body technician, and that its going to cost upwards of $4000... but when I checked with anther auto-body shop, they quoted me $2600. Do I have to pay for the repairs?
A: This is a labor law/employment law matter. I regret that I do not handle those matters. Sorry.
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