I work for a financial planner. We assist him by purchasing and redeeming mutual funds for clients. If we make an error, it can cost him thousands of dollars. Can he legally deduct these costs from our wages if we make a mistake?
Working Wise: Workplace Safety
My son works in a cabinet-making shop and I'm worried he might get hurt at work. He tells me that he sometimes works without the proper safety equipment and is left on his own to figure out how the machines work. Who is responsible for ensuring his safety?
Working Wise: Break Time Rules
I get two unpaid coffee breaks and one unpaid lunch break every day. The problem is the area outside my office is unsafe to walk in during the day due to construction. Since I can’t really leave my workplace during the day, shouldn’t I be paid for my breaks?