Does an employer have to give me my check stub if I have direct deposit?

They want to turn off printing check stubs for all employees.

Asked on September 7, 2011 under Employment Labor Law, Arizona


M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

It is my understanding that the answer to your question is yes, you do. If you are paid by direct deposit in the state of Arizona you have to get a statement that tells you how much you made and what was deducted from your pay.  How else could you in fact check that the number of hours you worked was correct or the amount you are paid hourly is correct, etc., unless you have something tangible to look at. If you are paid by direct deposit and do not get a statement showing your earnings and deductions you need to file a letter of complaint with the Department of Labor in your state.  The Arizona Labor Department will then investigate the matter once the complaint is filed.  Good luck to you. 

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