Can an employer threaten you with your job if you refuse to pay for office/business costs and purchases with your personal credit card?

Asked on January 17, 2013 under Employment Labor Law, New York

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Under the laws of all states in this country it is improper for one's employer to threaten his or her employee with losing their job if the employee refuses to pay for office expenses with the employee's personal credit card. If such has happened to you, you need to consult with a labor law attorney and/or the representative with the local department of labor in your community.


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