Baltimore, MD asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Maryland

Q: Can my employer keep my entire check for repair costs of a company vehicle?

I’m a full time non CDL driver. On 6/1/22 I was cut off going through a toll booth and ended up damaging the side mirror of the company truck I was operating. On 6/3/22 I contacted dispatch asking if I was on schedule for the day. I was. I also got paid this day and they deducted $50.00 from my check for damages. I asked my manager how the process goes with my check being deducted or if there was anyone else I could speak to about it. He replied stating that he handles everything. My route which was in NY ended up having several difficulties and they knowingly and willfully allowed me to violate the hours - of - service regulated by DOT. I worked from 5:50 a.m. until 10:17 p.m. which is 16 hours. I complained about this and since that day I haven’t been called in for work. Today I was supposed to receive a paycheck only to find out that they had kept my entire check for damages to the mirror of the truck.

1 Lawyer Answer
Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
  • Rockville, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: Go to his site, and follow the procedure for filing a claim/comlaint:

Alternatively, you can try to find an employment lawyer who would be willing to file something for you.

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