In Ward v. Costco Wholesale Corp., No. 11-56757 (9th Cir. Jan. 9, 2014), the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that, under certain limited circumstances, deducting a debt from an employee’s final paycheck does not run afoul of federal law or the California Labor Code. However, employers should remain very cautious about making such deductions.
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