– Re: HONOLULU STAR BULLETIN, LTD
In Reply To
from the wages of an employee, except deductions which:
a. are made in accordance with the provisions of any law or any rule
or regulation issued by any governmental agency; or
b. are expressly authorized in writing by the employee and are for the
benefit of the employee; provided that such authorization is kept on
file on the employer's premises. Such authorized deductions shall be
limited to payments for insurance premiums, pension or health and
welfare benefits, contributions to charitable organizations, payments
for United States bonds, payments for dues or assessments to a labor
organization, and similar payments for the benefit of the employee.
2. No employer shall make any charge against wages, or require an
employee to make any payment by separate transaction unless such charge
or payment is permitted as a deduction from wages under the provisions
of subdivision one of this section.
3. Nothing in this section shall justify noncompliance with article
three-A of the personal property law relating to assignment of earnings,
nor with any other law applicable to deductions from wages.
§ 193. Deductions from wages. 1. No employer shall make any deduction