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Georgia Paychecks: What you need to know

Twice monthly. Employers, except those in the farming, sawmill, and turpentine industries, must pay employees at least twice a month on regularly designated paydays. This provision does not apply to officials, superintendents, or other heads or subheads of departments who are paid monthly or yearly salaries (GA Code Sec. 34-7-2).
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Method of payment. Wages must be paid in cash, by check, or other acknowledgment of debt that is payable in cash on demand, or with the consent of the employee, by authorization of credit transfer to the employee's account with a bank, trust company, or other financial institution (GA Code Sec. 34-7-2).
Additionally, employers may pay employees with payroll cards. An employer must give each current employee an explanation of all fees connected with the payroll card account in writing at least 30 days before the payroll card is active. This notice must be given to new employees at the time of hire. Employees must also be given a form allowing them to opt out of payment by payroll card at the time when the written notice is provided. Employees must be allowed to opt out of payment by payroll card at any time, either with a written request or by handing in the form that authorizes payment by direct deposit.
Records and notices (posters). Employers must keep records showing the hours worked by each employee and the wages paid to each. The labor commissioner has the right to inspect the records at any reasonable time. Employers must post notice of the minimum wage laws in a conspicuous place frequented by employees (GA Code Sec. 34-4-5).
Payment at termination. Georgia has no specific requirements regarding the payment of wages at termination.
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