What are the rules on final paychecks in Tennessee?

Generally, under Tenn. Code Ann. § 50-2-103(g), an employer must issue a final paycheck to an employee who has been terminated, or who has quit his or her job, on the next regularly scheduled pay date, or within twenty-one (21) days, whichever is later.

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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