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  • Withholding Negative Vacation balance?

    I am trying to find out for a number of states if you are allowed to withhold pay from an employee's final paycheck if they terminate employment with a negative PTO or vacation balance. I know in CA you cannot do this, but I think you can in other states if you have a signed authorization to do so. Anybody know where I might be able to find a state by state breakdown. I need to know the info for about 13 different states. Thanks.

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    Deductions from Pay

    You are right in that the answer depends on the state. I suggest you look at the following website for additional information: http://www.dol.gov/dol/location.htm#TX
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      Any idea what the rules are for Utah, Arizona and Massachusetts?

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        This question is too detailed for it to be included in a normal "list" of do's and don't for states. However, off the top of my head, California is the only state which does not allow this.

        And, if I may, I would suggest if you are in that many states, you need to be subscribing to some kind of labor/payroll law service for easy research and to keep you up-to-date on changes. The three top services for this purpose are Commerce Clearing House, Bureau of National Affairs, and the Research Institute of America.
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