Heyl Royster

 


Heyl Royster

 

Statute In The Spotlight

5/22/14

Damaged Property 56 Ill. Adm. Code 300.820

A financial loss suffered by an employer due to damage to his/her property or to that of a customer or client shall not be deducted from an employee's pay unless the employee's expressed written consent is given freely at the time the deduction is made.

Who: Every employer whose employee damages certain property 

What: Damage to employer's property; Damage to a customer or client's property

How: Financial loss deducted from employee's pay

Employer Must: Obtain employee's expressed written consent given freely by the employee

When: Express written consent by employee at the time the deduction is made

Tip: An employee signing a blanket consent form that authorizes his employer to deduct damages from the employee's salary at any time will not meet the requirements of this regulation.