West Virginia The WV Wage Payment and Collection Act Poster Required
The The WV Wage Payment and Collection Act is a labor law posters poster by the West Virginia Division of Labor . This is a mandatory posting for all employers in West Virginia, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.
This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place by all employers so that all employees can see it. This poster describes how often employers must have paydays as well as when wages get paid in various circumstances and what employers cannot do with regard to their employees.
WV All-In-One Labor Poster: Instead of printing out dozens of posters, employers can also purchase an all-in-one poster that covers both West Virginia and Federal poster requirements by clicking here .
W EST V IRGINIA D IVISION OF L ABOR 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East - State Capitol Complex – Building 3, Room 200 - Charleston, WV 25305 Telephone: (304)558 -7890 labor. wv.gov Fax: (304)558- 3797 WEST VIRGINIA WAGE PAYMENT AND COLLECTION ACT This abstract must be placed in an area accessible to all employees in accordance with the requirements of W. Va. Code §21 -5 -9. §21 -5 REQUIRES THE EMPLOYER TO: Pay employee wages at least twice a month, with no more than 19 days between paydays. Compensate employees for services rendered by cash, check, direct deposit, or money order, and make arrangements with a bank convenient to the place of employment for employees to have immediate access to their wages. When an empl oyee is discharged, quits, resigns, is laid off, or is on strike, pay the employee on or before the next regularly scheduled payday for all work he or she performed prior to his or her separation from employment. On separation from employment, pay an empl oyee the fringe benefits due and payable according to the time, terms, and conditions of an employer -employee agreement, whether verbal or written, if any. Notify employees in writing at the time of hire, or by a posted notice that is accessible to all employees, identifying the employer’s established work week, pay periods, regularly scheduled pay days, and employment practices and policies regarding vacation, sick leave and other fringe benefits, if any . Provide employees with at least 1 full pay peri od’s written notice before making any changes to an employee’s rate of pay, fringe benefits, the time and place for meeting payroll, or any other existing terms or conditions of employment. Furnish each employee with a written itemized statement of deduct ions withheld from his or her wages each pay period. §21 -5 PREVENTS THE EMPLOYER FROM: Selling goods or supplies to employees at prices higher than the current market value. Deducting more than 25% of an employee’s net earnings under a wage assignment (excluding amounts required by law to be withheld or paid for union or club dues, pension plans, payroll savings plans, credit unions, charities, and hospitalization and medical insurance). Accepting a wage assignment that does not contain the employee's notarized signature, specify the total amount due and the amount to be deducted, and state that 75% of the employee's net wages are exempt from assignment. Refusing to pay wages owed, up to $800.00, to the relatives of a deceased employee. Revised January 2018
Other West Virginia Labor Law Posters 3 PDFS
There are an additional three optional and mandatory West Virginia labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.
- Original poster PDF https://labor.wv.gov/Wage-Hour/Wage_Collection/Documents/WPC%20Poster.pdf , updated December 2018
- West Virginia Labor Law Posters at http://wvlabor.com/newwebsite/pages/Posters.html
- West Virginia Division of Labor
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