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Discipline and termination
Are there state-specific laws on the procedures employers must follow with regard to discipline and grievance procedures?
At-will or notice
At-will status and/or notice period?
What restrictions apply to the above?
- The Public Protection Act;
- Common law development (e.g., workers’ compensation, stated law, or policy);
- Jury duty;
- Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Act complaints;
- Protected activity under discrimination laws; and
- Statute on garnishments.
Are there state-specific rules on when final paychecks are due after termination?
Yes. Employees must receive final wages within 21 days or the next payroll date, whichever is later.
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