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How should i recieve my final paychec

I live in tennessee and I have an overtime claim against my employer and recently put in my two weeks notice and he let me go. I was told after i return my uniforms he will mail out my check. I do not wish for my check to be mailed for the simple fact that o do not want it getting lost in the mail I wish to pick my check up but he says legal advice told him to mail it. What can I do?

Asked on October 3, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, Tennessee

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

You have no right to force him to let you come to the office and pick it up, or otherwise require him to pay yoy in person. His obligation is only to send you the check--he is allowed to mail it if he chooses.


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