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Barley Snyder

Pennsylvania Law Clarifies Use of Payroll Debit Cards

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After initial confusion, employers may now legally use payroll debit cards to pay employees. While the courts have decried the practice as a violation of the state’s Wage Payment Collection Law, a new bill, signed by...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

New York DOL Challenges Rescindment of Payroll Debit Card and Direct Deposit Regulations

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Seyfarth Synopsis: The New York Department of Labor has mounted a challenge to the successful appeal of its promulgated regulations governing payment to employees via payroll debit cards and direct deposit. The regulations...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

NY Payroll Debit Card Regulation Declared Invalid

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A New York regulation establishing conditions for the payment of wages by direct deposit or debit card scheduled to take effect on March 7, 2017, has been invalidated and revoked by the state's Industrial Board of Appeals...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

New York State Industrial Board of Appeals Revokes Regulations on Methods of Wage Payments Set to Take Effect on March 7

On February 16, 2017, the New York State Industrial Board of Appeals (IBA) issued a Resolution of Decision invalidating and revoking the regulations regarding methods of payment of wages. The IBA decided that the regulations...more

Fisher Phillips

Impending New York Regulation Discouraging Payment By Direct Deposit And Debit Card Struck Down

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Yesterday, the New York Industrial Board of Appeals struck down a regulation adopted by the New York Department of Labor (NYDOL) which sought to regulate the manner in which employers pay wages. The impending regulation,...more

Littler

New York State Industrial Board of Appeals Invalidates New Regulation Governing Payment of Wages by Direct Deposit or Debit Card

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On February 16, 2017, the New York State Industrial Board of Appeals (“IBA”) issued an order revoking changes to New York State’s regulation governing employers that pay their employees by direct deposit or debit card. This...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

New Pennsylvania Legislation Allows Payment of Wages by Payroll Debit Cards

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Employers in Pennsylvania will be able to pay employee wages using payroll debit cards under an amendment to the banking code signed by Governor Tom Wolf on November 4, 2016. The new legislation goes into effect 180 days...more

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

New Pennsylvania Law Allows Use of Payroll Debit Cards

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We have been following litigation in Pennsylvania challenging the use of payroll debit cards by employers to pay employees. In one such case, the Pennsylvania Superior Court recently ruled that an employer violated the...more

Epstein Becker & Green

New York Department of Labor Issues Final Regulations for Direct Deposit and Payroll Debit Cards

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On September 7, 2016, the New York State Department of Labor (“NYSDOL”) adopted final regulations (“Final Regulations”) limiting the methods by which New York employers may pay their employees and defining mandatory...more

Littler

New Pennsylvania Law Clarifies the Use of Payroll Debit Cards

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On November 4, 2016, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed into law a bill that brings the Commonwealth’s law regarding payroll debit cards into the 21st century. The new legislation amends Pennsylvania’s Banking Code, and...more

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

Superior Court: Mandatory Use of Payroll Debit Cards Violates PA Law

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As regular readers of our blog know, we have been following a pending class action lawsuit challenging a Pennsylvania employer’s use of payroll debit cards to pay its employees. There has been a key development in that case. ...more

Barley Snyder

Mandatory Use of Payroll Debit Cards Violates Pennsylvania's Wage Payment and Collection Law

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Over 2,300 current and former employees of 16 McDonald’s franchisee locations in Pennsylvania claimed that mandatory use of payroll debit cards violates the Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law (“WPCL”), and the...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

New Regulation Restricts New York Employers Seeking to Pay Wages by Direct Deposit, Payroll Debit Cards

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The New York Department of Labor has adopted a regulation that reiterates an employer generally must obtain written consent to pay wages by direct deposit of wages and clarifies the legality of paying wages with payroll debit...more

Proskauer - Law and the Workplace

New York Publishes Final Rules on Wage Payment Methods

On September 7, 2016, the New York State Department of Labor published final regulations on the methods by which employees must be paid, including with respect to direct deposit of wages and payroll debit cards.  The...more

Littler

Proposed Rule Would Radically Alter Use of Direct Deposit and Paycards in New York

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On June 15, 2016, the New York State Department of Labor (“NYSDOL”) published a proposed rule governing the permissible methods for an employer in New York to pay wages to employees. The most radical change is that all...more

Littler

Connecticut Authorizes Use of Payroll Cards to Pay Employees

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On June 7, 2016, Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed into law a new statute authorizing employers to use payroll cards to pay employees. Previously, the Connecticut Department of Labor's position was such cards were...more

Shipman & Goodwin LLP

Payroll Cards Finally Approved in Connecticut

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Payroll cards are finally here. The General Assembly finished their regular session last night with several employment law bills getting passed, including some that have been kicking around for years. One of them is...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

New York State Department of Labor Publishes Revised Proposed Regulations Governing Use of Payroll Debit Cards

On October 28, 2015, the New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) published revised proposed regulations modifying its draft regulations (which were initially published on May 27, 2015) governing permissible methods of...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

Rhode Island Enacts Legislation Authorizing the Use of Electronic Pay Cards

On July 10, 2015, the Rhode Island General Assembly sent Governor Gina Raimondo a compromise measure (House Bill 5590/Senate Bill 351) that would allow Rhode Island employers—for the first time in the state’s history—to pay...more

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

Georgia Employers Can Now Use Payroll Cards to Pay Employees

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Georgia employers now have another option for paying their employees: “payroll cards.” Recently, Gov. Deal signed a new law that explicitly allows employers to pay wages using special cards rather than issuing a check or...more

Epstein Becker & Green

New York State Department of Labor Issues Proposed Rules for Payroll Debit Cards

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The New York State Department of Labor (“NYSDOL”) recently announced that it had published proposed regulations (“Proposed Regulations”) governing employers’ use of payroll debit cards as a permissible method of wage payment....more

Proskauer - Law and the Workplace

Can I Pay with a Card? – Proposed Restrictions on NY Employers’ Use of Payroll Cards

Payroll cards (i.e., debit cards onto which employee wages can be loaded) provide an alternative to more traditional forms of wage payment such as paper checks or direct deposit. Payroll card programs can offer cost-saving...more

Bond Schoeneck & King PLLC

New York State DOL Issues Draft Regulations on Payroll Debit Cards

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The New York State Department of Labor (“NYSDOL”) recently proposed new regulations governing the payment of employee wages via payroll debit cards – a growing practice among employers. These draft regulations, which are not...more

Fisher Phillips

The Trend Toward Payroll Cards

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Last month, Georgia became the latest state to pass legislation governing the payment of wages via “payroll cards.” Gov. Nathan Deal signed the new law on May 5, 2015. Prior to the passing of this bill, the payment of wages...more

Miller & Martin PLLC

Payroll Card Accounts – They're New in Georgia

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On May 5, 2015, SB 88 was signed into law by Governor Nathan Deal. This law amends O.C.G.A. § 34-7-2 to permit Georgia employers to pay employees through payroll card accounts. The new law went into effect immediately....more

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