When is the final paycheck due when an employee is fired under Illinois law?
As per 820 Ill. Comp. Stat. 115/5, when an employee is fired, the employer must give him or her a final paycheck at the time of termination, or, if that is not possible, on the next regularly scheduled pay date.
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