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When fired who can pick up your check

By Starbucksne1 ·
Hi guys very simple question:
When fired and the employee is not available or can not be reached, who can pick up your check if the employee has not left instructions on who can pick it up. Lets say the wife or dad, mom?

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by timwalsh In reply to When fired who can pick u ...

It's totally based on the policies and procedures of the company involved. If they give out a paycheck to someone not authorized by the employee or without the knowledge of the employee (or ex-employee), they leave themselves liable to legal action.

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by Ann777 In reply to When fired who can pick u ...

Let's say your liable if it is lost. Your best option is to mail it certified to the employee's residence.

When leaving a company, you should also leave your current address for your Income Tax forms (I always forget if it is W-2 forms or w-4 forms) to be delivered at the beginning of the new year.

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by Lizzy In reply to When fired who can pick u ...

You need to send the check to the ex-employee and only the ex-employee as registered with a return reciept. Someone, namely the ex-employee, has to sign for it and you will get a legal receipt for the check releasing you from further claims of non-payment.

Also, make sure that you get a copy of the endorsed check from your bank and file it with the reciept and other supporting documentation.

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by meddjay In reply to When fired who can pick u ...

Anyone designated to act as the x-employees power of attorney, can also legally pick up the check for the x-employee. But make sure the power of attorney is notorized and signed by a notory public and a witness. Keep a copy of the power of attorney for your company's record. Even if its the employees wife or parent, your better safe than sorry later on.

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