Under what circumstances can a final paycheck be withheld under New Jersey law?

There are no circumstances under which an employer can totally withhold a final paycheck under New Jersey law; employers are typically required to issue a final paycheck containing compensation for all earned, unpaid wages.

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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