Employees unable or unwilling to go on direct deposit will likely notify their employer immediately.
If they make this request, employers can also point them to electronic options such as debit cards.
Any election to receive pay via direct deposit or a payroll debit card must be made freely, without intimidation, coercion or fear of discharge or other reprisal.
Any responses to specific questions are based on the facts as we understand them, and not intended to apply to any other situations. If you need legal advice, please consult an attorney.
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You may file a claim with the Illinois Department of Labor by completing a claim form which can be found on the Department's web site or you may prosecute your own claim in the Circuit Court of Illinois.
For years, Michigan employers hoping to do away with traditional paper paychecks have asked whether they could require employees to receive their pay via direct deposit or payroll debit cards and for years, the answer was "no." That changed on December 21, 2010, when the State of Michigan adopted modifications to the Payment of Wages and Fringe Benefits Act.
Finally, the new law allows employees at any time to request a change between direct deposit or a payroll debit card.