Q: I'm charged a $ 10.00 fee to cash my payroll check at the bank that the check is drawn because I'm a non customer.
It doesn't seem right that Im penalized for not having an account with them in order to receive the money I worked for. What about this Calif labor code
California Labor Code section 212 requires employers to arrange for employees to cash paychecks without incurring a fee
A: I am sorry but fair or not, there is nothing unlawful about the bank charging a fee to a non-customer for check cashing privileges. You can avoid that charge by using your own bank for your banking. Of course, even your own bank will charge you for certain services. Bank fees are just a fact of life.
Good luck to you.
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