Can an employer deduct wages on the last day of work if the exempt employee does not work the entire day?

Asked on September 19, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, Ohio

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SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

No, if an employee is an exempt salaried employee, he or she may not have pay docked or deducted for missing part of a day or several hours at work; exempt salaried employees may only have their pay reduced for missing an entire day of work at a time.


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