You must make a written demand to your employer for all wages.
See our example letter.
The employer must pay all final wages within 24 hours of receiving the written demand.
If you handled money or property for your employer, your employer may take 10 calendar days to audit their records before issuing
your final paycheck.
The employer must pay all final wages on your next regular payday after you quit.
The employer must pay within 20 days of your final day of work.
After you have made a demand to your employer and they have not given you your final wages, call our Labor Standards unit at (651) 284-5070 to file a wage claim with our office.
you are covered by a union collective bargaining agreement that allows for deductions;
you are a commissioned salesperson with rules regarding deductions for performance issues;
before you made a purchase or took out a loan from your employer you voluntarily agreed in writing to have the cost of that loan or purchase taken out of your wages; or
after the loss occurs, you give the employer your voluntary written authorization to deduct from your wages; or
See Minnesota Statutes 181.79.
purchased or rented uniforms required for your job;
purchased or rented equipment used to do your job,
consumable supplies used to do your job; and
travel expenses incurred for work.
The $50 deducted from your wage must be paid back to you when you leave employment.
See Minnesota Statutes 177.24.
Call our Labor Standards unit at (651) 284-5070 to speak with an investigator.