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My former employer paid for my passport as my job required

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My former employer paid for my passport as my job required I had a passport. I have left that job and my former employer is demanding my passport back, am I supposed to return it? He paid for it cause the job required it but it was issued to me by the government so I see no need to give it back.
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: California Employment Law
Expert:  Joseph replied 7 months ago.
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No, you are under no obligation to return the passport to your former employer.

It is your passport, issued by the Government, and only belongs to you regardless of who paid for it, including your former employer.


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Expert:  Joseph replied 7 months ago.

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