According to news reports , in February this year, a mobile phone was stolen from a 3C store in Taichung. At that time, there was only one employee in the store watching the store, and the thief took the opportunity to steal four iPhone 13 mobile phones from the storage cabinet. After the incident, the company asked employees to sign a "salary deduction agreement" to compensate for the loss of the theft.
The incident came to light after the clerk was dissatisfied with the company's handling and complained to the newspaper. It's not uncommon for photo retouching businesses to demand compensation from employees on duty when a store is stolen, but is it legal? Let employees be negligent According to the "Labor Standards Law", the employer cannot unilaterally deduct the employee's salary if he or she is responsible for the theft and negligence.
The employer and the employee should conduct labor-management consultation first, and the employee can be deducted only when both parties agree. Salary as compensation. The "Wage Deduction and Compensation Consent" that the company asks employees to sign in the news is the result of the negotiation, so if the employee thinks the company's handling is unreasonable, don't sign the agreement lightly, otherwise the only thing left is to file a complaint with the Lab