Legal Question in Business Law in Maryland

right now i have my company set to where employees finish work week sun and get paid fri of the same week. would it be illegal to make it so that we have a two week period between pay periods.

Asked on 6/11/13, 4:06 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Cedulie Laumann Arden Law Firm, LLC

The law requires that payperiods are regular, for most employees this means at least two pay periods a month. It is perfectly permissible and common to have a week or two lag between work and first paycheck, however to switch paydays an employer would want to give advance notice of the switch and ensure that employees still got 2 paychecks in whatever month of the switch.

While I hope this general legal information helps, it is not intended as legal advice or any type of detailed review of your particular situation. The facts of a given situation may affect how the law applies to you.

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Answered on 6/12/13, 5:53 am

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