Unemployment Compensation

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Question: I was laid off from my job. Is there a time deadline that the employer has to give me my final paycheck? This is delaying my unemployment benefits application. Thank you.

Answer: According to Arizona's Industrial Commission, you must be paid in 7 days or by the next pay period depending on whether you quit, were terminated or were laid off.  http://www.ica.state.az.us/labor/Labor_WagClm_FAQs_Wage_Payment_Laws.aspx#

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  • I was laid off from my job. Is there a time deadline that the employer has to give me my final paycheck? This is delaying my unemployment benefits application. Thank you.

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