If I Am Fired From My Job, How Soon Must My Employer Pay Me?

If you are fired or laid off, your employer must immediately pay you all the wages you have earned. If you quit or resign, your final paycheck should be paid on the next regular payday.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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