By JIM WORKMAN
Special to The Parkersburg News and Sentinel
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — When an employee leaves a job, employer-provided property such as uniforms, tools, phones and other items must be returned, regardless if the vacancy is created by resignation or termination.
Potential tension between parties further complicates the matter. A solution is being sought in the West Virginia House of Delegates.
As it stands, an employee’s final paycheck may include a deduction for reimbursement of unreturned property.
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