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My pay check from my job was returned and caused my bank account to have a negative balance?

Can I charge my job for the amount of my pay check plus any returned check fees that occured because my pay check did not go through? Should I get a lawyer if my job doesn't pay me?

Asked By: applebottomerotic - 11/26/2007
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In MANY jurisdictions there are statutory civil penalties applied to an employer whose paychecks bounce. In some places they can be as high as three times the amount of the paycheck... More
Answered By: rickinnocal - 11/26/2007
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You can try, but they are not legally required to pay your returned check fees. You are not supposed to draw money off of any checks you deposit until they clear... More
Answered By: Downriver Dave - 11/26/2007
 
I have had this happen with my employer and it is the employers responsibility to pay the fees for a bounced check but NOT the fees for a negative balance because you need to make sure a check clears before you spend the money.
Answered By: iChris - 11/26/2007
 
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Answered By: Rudy J - 11/26/2007
 
That happened to me once and I threw a fit and tried to get reimbursed but I may as well spit in the wind. I had to pay the over-draft fees at the bank and then at a couple of places where my checks bounced. I was ready to turn postal almost.
Answered By: Ladybug Kisses - 11/26/2007
 
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