Hilliard, OH asked in Employment Law for Ohio

Q: Can an employer charge you for quitting?

They said we’re required to give 30 days notice and if we don’t, they’ll charge us $500.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Rebecca Hill
Rebecca Hill
  • Columbus, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: There is not enough information here to fully answer your question. Do you have an employment contract that requires you to provide your employer with 30-days notice before ending your employment? Are you paid on an hourly basis? If you are an hourly employee and not a properly classified exempt employee paid on a salary basis, your employer is not permitted to make deductions to your paycheck that would cause your compensation to fall below minimum wage for every hour worked.

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