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THE TEXAS PAYDAY LAW - BASIC ISSUES

 

Introduction

Texas Payday Law Basics

Coverage

Pay Agreements

Priority Between Pay Agreements and Statutes

Frequency of Pay

Methods of Pay

Delivery of Wages

Fringe Benefits

Final Pay

Final Pay for Commissions and Bonuses

Severance Pay

Accrued Leave Payouts

Deductions from Pay

Deductions - General

Allowable Deductions Under the FLSA

Focus on Misappropriation Deductions

Miscellaneous FLSA Deduction Problems

Deduction Problems under the Texas Payday Law

Lawful and Authorized in Writing

Wage Overpayments

Deductions for Interest

Deductions for Administrative Fees

Deductions for Other Costs to the Employer

Wages in Kind

Electronic Fund Transfer of Wages (Direct Deposit)

Tips and Strategies

Texas Payday Law Deduction Summary

Conclusions

 

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