Employer withholds wages from worker who stole from clientEmployee charged with theft; employer docked part of amount from final paycheque06/22/2016|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 07/06/2016 This edition of You Make the Call features a worker who was accused of stealing money from a client.The worker, Deven Pyke,was employed as a cleaner for Premiere Cleaning Solutions in the Halifax area. Hired in October 2013, Pyke worked for Premiere for just over two months until Jan.10, 2014, when a client for whom Pyke had cleaned complained it was missing $1,786. Pyke denied stealing the money, but he was subsequently charged with theft.Premiere reimbursed the client the amount of money that was missing and, before Pyke made any plea or was subject to any court decision, terminated Pyke’s employment. The company also withheld a total of $896.56 from Pyke’s last paycheque that included wages, holiday pay, and vacation pay as part of the client’s reimbursement. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.