If I’m being fired from work and being accused of stealing money, do they still have to still give me my paycheck?

Asked on October 20, 2015 under Employment Labor Law, California


M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

Actually, your employer does have to pay you you are still entitled to your paycheck. That is unless you agreed in writing otherwise to allow such a deduction or withholding. If your employer wants to recoup alleged losses, they will have to take you to court for any money that you may owe. Also, if becomes a criminal matter, the court can order that you pay your employer restitution.

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