When Are Wages Due Upon Separation From Employment?

If an employee quits or resigns, the wages are due by the next regular payday. If fired, the wages are due within 72 hours from the time of the termination.

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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