Is a law giving employees the right to make copies of previous timecards from the employer?

I fill out my timecard by hand (residential construction and locally owned). However, the total hours that I add up on my card does not match the hours that I get paid. So my timecard is being altered. I need copies of my cards so I can match up my pay stubs with them.

Asked on July 3, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, Colorado

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Under the laws of all states in this country, an employee is entitled to have a copy of each time card that he or she fills out for the employer to verify that he or she is getting paid for the hours they actually put down in a given time period for the employer. If you want copies of your time cards, you should ask your employer for such.


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