If I have to use my personal vehicle for work, am I entitled to be paid for it?

Asked on August 16, 2015 under Employment Labor Law, Arizona

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

No, unfortunately you are not emtitled to mileage reimbursement, etc. Employers aren't required to reimburse employees for the expenses that they incur in connection with perfoming their work duties (and this includes expenses for travel). The exception is if your employer promised to reimburseme you or not paying you for mileage, etc. would constitute some type of actionable discrimination/retaliation and/or reimbusing you would violate a union or employment agreement, etc.


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