When is the final paycheck due when an employee is fired under South Carolina law?

As per S.C. Codified Laws § 41-10-50, when an employee is fired, the employer must give a final paycheck to him or her within forty-eight (48) hours, or on the next regularly scheduled pay date that does not fall more than thirty (30) days from the date of the employee’s termination.

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