In both Connecticut and Massachusetts, it is illegal for an employer to charge an employee a fee as a condition of employment. As obvious as this seems, unfortunately not all employer understand and abide by this rule.
Some industries are particularly prone to this practice. For example, exotic dancers are frequently charged various fees a condition of their employment. These fees are illegal, and have been consistently ruled unlawful by the courts. The Hayber, McKenna & Dinsmore is currently handling one of these cases in Massachusetts. Click here to read more.