Attalla, AL asked in Employment Law for Alabama

Q: My employer is saying our Covid-19 $1200 stimulus check will be deducted from our paycheck. Is this legal?

I work at a Medical facility in Alabama

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A: The Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") requires employees to be paid a minimum wage for all hours worked. If your employer deducts the amount from your paycheck and your total compensation for the week does not rise above the minimum wage required to be paid under the FLSA, you may have a claim. However, more details are needed to fully assess the situation. I recommend reaching out to an employment law attorney in your state for a consultation.

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