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Oklahoma Paychecks: What you need to know

“Wages” refers to all forms of compensation, whether fixed or determined by time, job, piecework, commission, or any other method. Wages include salaries, commissions, holiday pay, vacation pay, overtime, severance or dismissal pay, bonuses, and similar payments agreed on between the employer and employee or provided by an established policy (OK Stat. Tit. 40 Sec. 40-165.1).
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Every private employer doing business in Oklahoma must pay its nonexempt employees at least twice each calendar month on regular paydays designated in advance (OK Stat. Tit. 40 Sec. 40-165.2). State, county, municipal, and exempt employees must be paid at least once each calendar month. The regular payday must not be more than 11 days after the end of the pay period worked. (The employer has a 3-day grace period after that 11th day to make the payment.)
If there is a dispute over wages, the employer must pay what is conceded it owes in a timely manner; the employee then has the right to take legal action to recover any balance (OK Stat. Tit. 40 Sec. 40-165.2).
An employer must pay wages either in cash or by negotiable check, draft, money order, or other acknowledgment of debt that is payable on demand and without discount (OK Stat. Tit. 40 Sec. 40-165.2). Payment may also be made by electronic means. Any contract to the contrary is void. Direct deposit of wages is allowed if the employee has voluntarily requested it.
Note: Certain employers, including those in coal mining operations having more than three employees, are required to post a bond to ensure the payment in full of wages due on each regular payday.
An employer may deduct amounts from an employee's wages for:
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