Question by  fluffy (21)

Can an employer hold your property?


Answer by  patti (29325)

An employer is not allowed to withhold hour property, wages or tips for any reason. Even you borrowed money from the employer or opened a tab or credit account, the employer cannot without wages to cover it. Call the Labor Board or file in Small Claims Court.


Answer by  Beki (33)

Despite what your employer may say, they are not legally obliged or allowed to hold your personal possessions. Should you owe money to your employer for any reason, the matter should be settled via a tribunal.


Answer by  nila (143)

If you give a permission or if you have any agreement with your employer to hold your property then he can do so. It depends upon the situtation you allot to him. without your permission he is not supposed to hold unless it is used for legal purpose.


Answer by  Maria99 (108)

In short, yes. Though they will probably not be allowed to keep your property. If you are terminated, an employer can prevent you from returning to the premises.


Answer by  Roland27 (16334)

No. Your lawyer cannot hold your property. They also cannot take any money out of your checks automatically unless it's child support.


Answer by  muralibabu (18)

The employer did not have the legal right to hold the property. If the owner has given the power of attorny, then employer has the right to hold the property.

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