is it illegal to make on campus workers pay for parking?
my girlfriend works for chartwells, a food company that works with whitewater university. she has a job in a food hall on campus where parking spaces are really limited. as of this school year, there are no more free parking spots, only meters, and the campus expects anyone working on campus, whether for the school or its affiliates, to pay for parking during all hours of the day. is this legal for the school to do or can we threaten with lawsuit or something?
Asked By: Terry - 8/19/2012
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It is perfectly legal. Your girlfriend, just like everyone else, has other options besides driving a car. If she chooses to drive, she has to pay for that choice.
Answered By: TrekkerScout - 8/19/2012
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It is Legal. Could you arrange a car pool?
Answered By: Joan - 8/19/2012
Ha! Of course they can make you pay for parking. You can always walk or ride a bike or the bus, etc.
Answered By: Dr. Snark - 8/19/2012
It's their property, they can charge a fee to park there if they have a need to limit the amount of vehicles on the campus. Many people who work in a city environment, pay a daily parking fee to park in a garage during the work day, or pay to take a bus downtown. You can threaten them if you like, but I doubt you'd... More
Answered By: Smokies Hiker - 8/19/2012
Of course it's legal. Sorry, there's no right to free parking.
Answered By: Neil - 8/19/2012
Does the school make you park on campus... More
Answered By: StephenWeinstein - 8/19/2012
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