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can a employer take money out of your check without your permission and if so can they give you a zero dollar check
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No, the employer can only take standard deductions (taxes, insurance) and to take anything else from your pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act they must have express written consent (or a court order) to take the money from you. If they have taken money without your consent or court order, you need to file a complaint with the department of labor's wage and hour division and they will pursue the employer for you and fine them as well.


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