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  • It Pays to Be Penny-Wise When Paying Final Paychecks Posted on: March 29, 2021     In: Labor & Employment

    A Georgia man made national news recently when his former employer paid his final paycheck with a wheelbarrow full of oil-soaked pennies. While most employers stick to more conventional methods of payment, such as checks or direct deposit, even the most careful employer can get tripped up when an employment relationship ends. The federal Fair Labor Standards Act does not require employers to pay final paychecks immediately. Therefore, the laws vary considerably across the country. 

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