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An employee is an agent of the employer when working and owes a duty of loyalty to the employer. One of the obligations associated with a duty of loyalty is to refrain from receiving anything other than the employer authorized compensation for the work, rather than benefitting personally from work done on behalf of the employer. By appropriating additional ...


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what is the difference between tips and a gift? Tip suggests a context services provided, where a customer feels satisfied enough to voluntarily give some extra compensation to the employee(s) who provided the service. See the definition of gratuity in the BC Employment Standards Act. The term gift is more general in that it does not need to involve a ...


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One particular issue. If employees are at liberty to give 20% off discounts. they are presumably expected to do this for the benefit of the customers, and for the benefit of the employer in that customers receiving the discount will be more likely to be repeat customers. Taking the discount for the employee's benefit sounds like unjust enrichment and ...


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