Legal Question in Workers Comp in Georgia

I live in Georgia, how long can my employee hold my paycheck?

Asked on 8/31/13, 3:17 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Robert Gardner Hicks, Massey & Gardner, LLP

If this is a standard paycheck, they shouldn't be holding it at all. If they are, and won't give you a good reason for doing so, you may want to find another job. Since you posted this as a worker's comp question, and they are withholding either a pay check or benefit check, you need to hire a lawyer to keep them from giving you the run around.

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Answered on 9/04/13, 1:02 pm

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