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    Is it possible for an employer to give an okay to garnish wages without the approval of the employee or without the employee even knowing?

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    Depends. What was the garnishment for?
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      And who issued the "garnishment"? A court?

      Just FYI, often, posters misuse the word "garnishment" when what they really mean is that the employer is making a deduction from their pay without their authorization to pay the company back for a real (or perceived) debt. This is NOT a garnishment; whether it is permitted by law or not is dependent on the state regulations, if any exist.
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