The employer must pay a dismissed or dismissed worker all wages due within six days of the day of the worker`s dismissal. Texas Laboratory Code 61.014 Note that only the court has ordered or approved the deductions from the above list can be deducted from an employee`s salary without prior written consent. It is generally recommended that employers obtain permission to deduct these expenses at the time of recruitment, as well as the completion of all other statutory documents. It is important that the authorization agreement is not too broad, but that it nevertheless adequately covers the likely deductions that the employer may have to make on the worker`s wages. Texas has no laws on when or how an employer can reduce a worker`s wages or whether an employer must notify workers before introducing a pay cut. An employer must pay a worker to a worker who, for some reason other than the remuneration of all wages due, leaves or leaves an employee no later than the nearest regularly scheduled wage day. Texas Labor Code 61.014 An employee may agree in writing to receive some or all wages in the form of in-kind benefits or in some other form. Texas Labour Code 61.016; Texas Labor Code 61.017 An employer must pay wages to any employee who is not exempt from overtime pay at least twice a month (semi-monthly). If salaries are paid twice a month, each salary period should be made up, as far as possible, of an equal number of days. An employer must pay a worker at least once a month who is exempt from overtime.
Texas Labor Code 61.011 An employer must not withhold or redirect a portion of a worker`s salary unless the employer: without the worker`s written permission, the Texas Pay Day Act allows an employer to pay deductions only if it is ordered by a court (family benefit payments) or authorized by national or federal law (withholding income tax). All other deductions must be made in writing and signed by the staff member. THE TAKEAWAY: Before deducting an employee`s wages, you must first check whether the deductions are authorized by federal law or a court order. If the deduction is not approved, you must have the employee sign an agreement. Finally, you must consider whether the deductions would bring the worker`s wages below the minimum wage. We are often faced with the question of the deductions an employer can deduct from a worker`s salary. The confusion over the law is not surprising given the discrepancies between the federal law, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Texas Payday Law. The FLSA covers deductions on minimum wages that cause the worker`s wages to fall below the minimum wage.
Texas Payday Law covers the salaries of all employees. Texas does not have laws requiring an employer to pay a worker the wages due in the event of a wage dispute with the worker. An employer can only retain the following positions of salary if the worker has approved it in writing: 1.