In California where I practice this specicifc authority on this subject. The law essentially says that an employee is not responsible for smaller mistakes, and one of the examploes that is given is a cash drawer being short. The employer atempted to withhold money from employees if their cash drawer came up short. This was not permitted.
Generally, an amployer may not hold an employee responsible for minor mistakes, or negligence. However, an employee is responsible for gross or willful misconduct.
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