pay my boss back for unemployment?

My job is closing for a month. my boss said he would "spot" me my months wages but i would have to pay it back with my unemployment checks. I feel really uncomfortable about this.... is this OK?

1 answer  |  asked Dec 12, 2016 2:32 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

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V Jonas Urba
No. If it feels wrong it probably is wrong.

You have no choice but to honestly report your earnings to DOL. Do not fall into the trap of letting your boss have that type of behavior hang over you.

Think of what else the boss may ask you to do and how dishonest or incredible you may appear for some other future matter should you have to blow the whistle on your boss for illegal behavior.

Who will believe you then? And DOL fraud is a big deal.

posted by V Jonas Urba  |  Dec 12, 2016 6:08 PM [EST]

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