Tag: Salary Deduction

Question:  Does an employer need to pay an exempt employee for time off for a doctor’s appointment if all PTO has been used? Answer:  You may deduct from an exempt employee’s salary only if the employee is absent due to illness or personal reasons for an entire work day.  You may not deduct the pay…

Question:  When can an employer deduct from an exempt employee’s salary? Answer:   It depends on the type of deduction. Provided below is more information about deductions from exempt employee’s pay and when that is allowed (excerpted from the Department of Labor (DOL) at http://www.dol.gov/elaws/esa/flsa/overtime/cr4.htm): “Deductions from pay are allowed: When an employee is absent from…