When Does My Employer Have To Pay Me After I Quit Or Have Been Fired?

By: LawInfo

When you are fired or laid off, wages and compensation earned and unpaid when discharged become due and payable immediately. If you quit, wages and compensation must be paid no later than the day on which you would have been regularly been paid or within 7 days, whichever is earlier.

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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