Is there a law that requires jobs in which the employee must purchase his own tools to be payed double?
I am a automotive technician and I heard that if your an employee at a job where the employer requires you to buy your own tools you are supposed to be paid double minimum wage. I have to buy my own tools and they are very expensive. Is this a real law? And if so, what is it called?
Asked By: Henry - 1/15/2012
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There is no such law. Your tools can be deducted as business expenses on your taxes.
Answered By: Kyle - 1/15/2012
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such a law in the US? NO
Answered By: michr - 1/15/2012
the only law that says how much you make is the minimum wage law,anything more is between you and the employer.
Answered By: lcr000 - 1/16/2012
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