Frequency of Payments
Mississippi does not have laws dictating how often to pay your employees, for most employers.
If your company is engaged in manufacturing and has 50 or more employees, or if you’re a public labor or public service corporation, then you must pay your employees
- at least biweekly or semimonthly, or
- on the second and fourth Saturday of every month.
Manufacturing and public labor companies must pay their employees within 10 days of the end of the pay period. Public service corporations must pay their employees within 15 days of the end of the pay period.
Manner of Payments
Mississippi does not have any laws dictating in what manner to pay your employees.
Payment Upon Separation
Mississippi does not have any laws about when you have to pay an employee after they have left your company.
Mississippi does not have any laws about what can and cannot be deducted from an employee’s paycheck.
Uniforms & Other Required Equipment or Tools
Mississippi 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
Mississippi 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.
Mississippi does not have any laws about whether you have to give each employee a paystub on payday.
Mississippi does not have any specific payroll recordkeeping laws.
Mississippi does not require you to post payroll-related notices.
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