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Can an employer fine an employee in Virginia?

My son just started a job with a franchisee of a well-known delivery company. The franchisee is located in Virginia, and some of the items in the employee handbook sound fishy to me. He was given a ...
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Drink and riding (bicycle) offence in Germany

I am charged with a criminal offence in a drink-and-riding-a-bicycle case. I have received a letter mentioning the alcohol content 1.66 promile. I have accepted the charges and agreed to pay the fine. ...
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Are parking lots allowed to ticket for a higher price than listed

I recently received a parking ticket when forgetting to pay at a parking lot. However, it seems they increased their ticket price without changing any of their signage. The sign at the entrance ...
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Where does the money from speeding tickets go in Massachusetts?

I have noticed a significant drop in both local speed traps and predatory cruising by state police in Massachusetts. At a number of well-known speed trap locations I have not seen a car in many years. ...
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Can a fine incrue interest? Can a fine be/become unreasonable?

In the United States, there are certain situations where you must pay a fine that government in the United States puts upon someone. However, is it legal to impose a fine greater than what a person ...
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Helping a friend = Too many fines and not enough money

A insured a motor bike for B, who signed it over to A. Since then, A has gotten close to $1000 in photo radar tickets. After multiple attempts to stop B from speeding, A cancelled the insurance. After ...
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Tourist being fined on a bus and not paying it afterwards

I do know that different countries have different approaches when it comes to bus companies inflicting fines and whatnot, but on general grounds, how does it work for a tourist not willing to pay a ...
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Law in Japan prohibiting (or just not authorizing?) fines “on people who refuse to stay home”?

France24 writes about Covid-19 handling in Japan: Unlike in other countries, Japanese authorities are not allowed by law to impose fines or other penalties on people who refuse to stay home. That ...
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Overdue fines for first monition

I had a funny situation with my insurance here in Germany. Background: I moved my main bank account to another bank in January 2019. I immediately noticed my private insurance company of that and ...
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Does signing for someone else's letter containing a fine make the original recipient liable to the contents of the letter?

I am a UK resident and during a road-trip I made to Italy I (unknowingly) went to a restricted road which I was not allowed to go in. This apparently resulted in me being liable for a fine. However I ...
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UK fixed penalty notice for EU resident

If an EU citizen (and EU resident) travels to the UK and receives a FNP (fixed notice penalty) in the UK for littering, can the UK still enforce the fine? Would the UK authorities need something more ...
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Can OSHA fine the owner and sole worker of a LLC

Let's say a person owns a Limited Liability Company and he is the only worker for the same. He hires out to a construction worker and is on the job without his hardhat. OSHA shows up and promptly ...
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Texas excessive fining

I am just curious if it is legal for Texas to issue a ticket, once the ticket is issued you are automatically also required to pay a surcharge to keep your license from being suspended and on top of ...