My employer took 552.00 out of my paycheck for me taking a class he paid for Bc he said I needed the class. I didn't ask for the class and I had to drive to the class and I didn't get paid for the two days I was in the class. Is this legal and what can I do?
What does your employment contract say about it?
Maybe you did not ask for the class, but may it was required for your job.
Speak to an employment attorney to explore your options.
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From what you described, it sounds like the employer may have done something illegal by requiring you to take a class for work-related purposes, took your wages to cover the class, and then did not even pay you for the time you were at a work-related class (aka 'doing a work-related task'). If that is a fair summary of what happened, you may want to consult with a local employment law attorney as you should have been paid for that time; you probably should not have had your wages garnished to pay for that class; and it strongly suggests that you work for an employer who is probably not complying with a lot of other employment laws.
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