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If an employer has refused to pay me paychecks in a row have

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If an employer has refused to pay me for 3 paychecks in a row have they effectively terminated me. We do have some disagreements in our contracts but it is my understanding that in Texas an employer can not withhold your paycheck for any reason.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 1 year ago.

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I wouldn't say they have terminated you but they are definitely violating the Fair Labor Standards Act.

In Texas, the employer can withhold paychecks for a very few limited reasons, ex. you have given them written permission, but there are very few of them.

Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 1 year ago.

The TWC is usually pretty good about getting paychecks paid quickly.