Terminated Employee Pay Laws by State

Filed under Managing the Workplace. Fact checked on May 25, 2012.

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State law may dictate how and when an employer must pay terminated employees.

Terminating an employee requires you to issue the employee's last paycheck in the proper manner.

State laws may impose certain requirements regarding the issuance of an employee's last paycheck. One common requirement is that a terminated employee's last paycheck is issued within a specified time period.

Use our map to learn what your state requires.

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  1. Alabama - Paying Terminated Employees
  2. Alaska - Paying Terminated Employees
  3. Arizona - Paying Terminated Employees
  4. Arkansas: Paying Terminated Employees
  5. California - Paying Terminated Employees
  6. Colorado - Paying Terminated Employees
  7. Connecticut - Paying Terminated Employees
  8. Delaware - Paying Terminated Employees
  9. DC Paying Terminated Employees
  10. Florida - Paying Terminated Employees
  11. Georgia - Paying Terminated Employees
  12. Hawaii - Paying Terminated Employees
  13. Idaho - Paying Terminated Employees
  14. Illinois - Paying Terminated Employees
  15. Indiana - Paying Terminated Employees
  16. Iowa - Paying Terminated Employees
  17. Kansas - Paying Terminated Employees
  18. Kentucky - Paying Terminated Employees
  19. Louisiana - Paying Terminated Employees
  20. Maine - Paying Terminated Employees
  21. Maryland - Paying Terminated Employees
  22. Massachusetts - Paying Terminated Employees
  23. Michigan - Paying Terminated Employees
  24. Minnesota - Paying Terminated Employees
  25. Mississippi - Paying Terminated Employees
  1. Missouri - Paying Terminated Employees
  2. Montana - Paying Terminated Employees
  3. Nebraska - Paying Terminated Employees
  4. Nevada - Paying Terminated Employees
  5. New Hampshire - Paying Terminated Employees
  6. New Jersey - Paying Terminated Employees
  7. New Mexico - Paying Terminated Employees
  8. New York - Paying Terminated Employees
  9. North Carolina - Paying Terminated Employees
  10. North Dakota - Paying Terminated Employees
  11. Ohio - Paying Terminated Employees
  12. Oklahoma - Paying Terminated Employees
  13. Oregon - Paying Terminated Employees
  14. Pennsylvania - Paying Terminated Employees
  15. Rhode Island - Paying Terminated Employees
  16. Puerto Rico - Paying Terminated Employees
  17. South Carolina - Paying Terminated Employees
  18. South Dakota - Paying Terminated Employees
  19. Tennessee - Paying Terminated Employees
  20. Texas - Paying Terminated Employees
  21. Utah - Paying Terminated Employees
  22. Vermont - Paying Terminated Employees
  23. Virginia - Paying Terminated Employees
  24. Washington - Paying Terminated Employees
  25. West Virginia - Paying Terminated Employees
  26. Wisconsin - Paying Terminated Employees
  27. Wyoming - Paying Terminated Employees

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