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My employer sent a memo telling everyone that
they are going to start fining employees who
uses cellphones with 50 dolla6first time and
100 second time . Is it legal? It is in
Asked on October 12, 2018 under Employment Labor Law, New York
M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 3 years ago | Contributor
Unless there exists either an employment contract or union agreement to the contrary, then yes it is legal to fine employees for their cell phone use. The fact is that most work relationships are "at will". This means that a company can set the conditions of the workplace much how it sees fit. If you disagree with those conditions you can refuse to comply but fact termiation or you can quit.
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