If company forgets to take out insurance from pay do i have to repay it?

For the past year the company i work for was not taken insurance out of my check. Now they are wanting to take it out all at once. Is there anything i can do to stop this since that would be bring me into some financial difficulties.

Asked on July 7, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, Nebraska

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

A paperwork or adminstrative error does not entitle you to get something (such as insurance coverage) for free, or to escape your obligation to pay for something. If you received the coverage you have to pay for it. Your best is to try to negotiate a payment plan or schedule you can afford. If you can't work it out with them, they may not withhold money from your pay without your permission or consent--but they could sue you for the money and also fire you.


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