Is it legal to make employees pay when the till is short?

Asked on July 29, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, Georgia

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Under the labor laws of all states in this country, it is illegal for an employer to expect and demand that employees are to contribute their own money into the cash till when it becomes low. The only exception would be if the employee asked to make a capital contribution had an equity stake in the business enterprise.


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