Frequency of Payments
You must have regularly scheduled paydays, which must be divided between at least two (2) equal pay periods each month.
Manner of Payments
You may pay your employees by cash or check. You may pay your employees via direct deposit, with consent.
Payment Upon Separation
Georgia does not have any laws about when you have to pay an employee after they have left your company.
Georgia does not have any laws about what can and cannot be deducted from an employee’s paycheck.
Uniforms & Other Required Equipment or Tools
Georgia does not have any laws about whether you can require an employee to purchase a uniform or equipment necessary for them to do their job.
Pre-Hire Medical, Physical, & Drug Tests
Georgia does not have any laws about whether you can require employees to pay for pre-hire exams.
Notice of Wage Reduction
There are no laws dictating whether you have to notify an employee about the wage reduction.
Georgia does not have any laws about whether you have to give each employee a paystub on payday.
For each employee, you must maintain records of
- the hours worked and
- wages paid.
If an employee leaves your company for any reason, you must complete Georgia DOL-800 and provide a copy to the employee on their last day of work.