Can my employer make me pick up my last paycheck?

I was recently fired from my place of employment. I usually get it directly deposited into my account. For my last paycheck, they want me to come in and pick it up... preferred that I sign a bunch of paperwork. I was advised not to sign anything, but is my employer responsible for mailing me my last paycheck? I was a home health aide and the main office is over 25 miles away. Without the paycheck, getting gas money is less than probable.

1 answer  |  asked Jul 1, 2011 11:19 AM [EST]  |  applies to Michigan

Answers (1)

Brad Glazier
I don't see anything in Michigan's Payment of Wages Act that covers this situation. You might try contating the wage and hour division at (517) 335.0400. They may be able to help.

posted by Brad Glazier  |  Jul 1, 2011 11:41 AM [EST]

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