Information Memo

Published: June 21, 2023

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See accompanying model documents below.

This content conveys general information. Do not use it as a substitute for legal advice. Any attorney general opinions cited are available from the League’s Research staff.

Understand state law requirements for payment of wages such as methods of payment, providing earnings statements, permitted and prohibited deductions, how to handle final paychecks including payment for earned vacation or paid time off. Learn what types of compensation are considered wages, and which compensation information is public.

Use these model documents with the discussion on “Paychecks”: