Columbia, SC asked in Employment Law for South Carolina

Q: If my job gave me holiday pay and I seen it before time went in can they turn around and take it back from you

We had 8 hrs for holiday pay and all the employees seen it now time went in they took the holiday pay back can they do that

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1 Lawyer Answer

Jeremy R. Summerlin

  • Greenville, SC
  • Licensed in South Carolina

A: If the holiday was given by mistake, then the company can take it back. If the pay was lawfully earned by the employees or owed pursuant to a policy or contract, then the company should not be able to take it back.

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