Can an Employer Hold Your Last Paycheck?

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If you’ve recently left your job, you may be wondering if an employer can hold your last paycheck. Based on federal law, the answer is no. However, you may not receive payment immediately, and it may not be the amount you expected. Reasons to Withhold Your Last Paycheck Federal law prohibits employers from withholding final paycheck for any reason. Some reasons where an employer might try to...
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You Deserve It – Here’s How to Ask for a Raise at Work

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  Are you waiting for your boss to notice how hard you’ve been working? We believe if we work hard, get involved and do great work, we’ll earn a raise. And in a perfect world, that is how it would happen. Unfortunately, we do not live in a perfect world, and sometimes, in this one, you need to ask for a raise. Asking for a raise is often really intimidating, and most of us (including...
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