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On Accepting Wages For Work Not Done
If an employee is certain that wages were taken for work not done altogether, those wages must be returned to the employer, unless th...
 
Employees And Temporary Workers Not Held Accountable For Loss
Employees and temporary workers do not count as individuals who rent out their services, and therefore may not be asked for compensation for loss...
 
Non-Compete Clauses
Non-compete clauses that restrict an employee's ability to work in another company are impermissible and corrupt the enti...
 
On Lawful Jobs Involving Occasional Unlawful Acts
If one is employed in lawful work that occasionally requires one to perform something unlawfu...
 
Permissibility of 401K Plan
This is not investment advice but a general answer to the Shariah-compliance aspect of your question. If your company permitted you to choose your stocks, say a small basket of Shariahcompliant stocks prescreened by you, this...
 
Working For Company That Facilitates Interest-Based Investments
There are two considerations with respect to the permissibility of working in such a company; timing and level of involvement. Timing - If one assists in an impermissible transaction before the point of execution, one may fall into the impermissible. If one merely records an impermissible transaction that has already been executed (ie. postmortem auditing and accounting), one does not fall into an area of clear prohibition, though the...
 
Recording Interest-Based Transactions
The unlawfulness of any form of employment depends on how direct one's involvement is to the unlawful: direct involvement entails that one participates in the actual execution of an unlawful transaction; using interest-based transactions as an example, the one who buys, sells, trades, witnesses, records, calculates or in any way directly assists in an interest-based transaction during its...
 
Doing Lawful Jobs For Unlawful Businesses
If one is employed in lawful work (e.g. working as a security guard for an interest-based bank) or work that is not directly unlawful (e.g. working as a secretary for an interest-based bank) ...
 
Worker's Compensation
Provided the employment contract entitles the employee to worker's compensation, it is permissible to take worker's compensation from one's employer for injuries sustained on the job and, if necessary, to contest disputes over financial settlements in court; worker's compensation permissibly includes, but is not limited to, pay...
 
Secretly Monitoring Employees
It is impermissible for an employer or his agent to secretly monitor the private dealings of his employees outside the workplace (e.g. hiring private detectives). The employer is ent...
 
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