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Act 390 of 1978
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Act 390 of 1978

AN ACT to regulate the time and manner of payment of wages and fringe benefits to employees; to prescribe rights and responsibilities of employers and employees, and the powers and duties of the department of labor; to require keeping of records; to provide for settlement of disputes regarding wages and fringe benefits; to prohibit certain practices by employers; to prescribe penalties and remedies; and to repeal certain acts and parts of acts.

History: 1978, Act 390, Imd. Eff. Aug. 1, 1978 ;-- Am. 1982, Act 524, Eff. Mar. 30, 1983

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 408.471SectionDefinitions.
Section 408.472SectionPayment of wages; time; regularly scheduled weekly or biweekly payday; monthly pay period; overtime earnings during month of December; frequency of wage payments.
Section 408.473SectionPayment of fringe benefits; terms.
Section 408.474SectionWithholding payment of compensation due as fringe benefit to be paid at termination date.
Section 408.475SectionPayment of wages to employee voluntarily leaving employment; payment of wages to employee discharged from employment; exception.
Section 408.476SectionWages; payment methods; deposit of employee's wages in bank, credit union, or savings and loan association; issuance of payroll debit card; consent; employees required to receive wages through direct deposit or payroll debit card; request to change method of receiving wages; fees or costs; definitions.
Section 408.477SectionDeductions from wages.
Section 408.478SectionFee, gift, tip, gratuity, or other remuneration or consideration, or contribution to charitable, social, or beneficial purpose, as condition of employment or continuation of employment.
Section 408.479SectionRecords and statements; rules.
Section 408.480SectionPayment of wages and fringe benefits on behalf of deceased employee; discharge and release of employer.
Section 408.481SectionComplaint; filing; form; notice to employer; investigation; informal resolution of dispute; notice to employer and employee; request for review; oaths and affirmations; subpoena; witnesses; evidence; parties to proceeding; appointment and duties of hearings officer; hearing; determination; judicial review; venue.
Section 408.481aSectionReciprocal agreements.
Section 408.482SectionRules.
Section 408.483SectionDiscrimination; complaint; investigation; rehiring or reinstatement of employee with back pay; review of determination.
Section 408.483aSectionProhibited conduct.
Section 408.484SectionViolation as misdemeanor.
Section 408.485SectionFailure to pay wages and fringe benefits as misdemeanor; penalty.
Section 408.486SectionIssuance of check or other order for payment of wages; violation; penalty; prima facie evidence.
Section 408.487SectionDepartment as trustee for employee.
Section 408.488SectionViolations; ordering payments; civil penalty.
Section 408.489SectionCivil action.
Section 408.490SectionRepeal of MCL 408.501 to 408.506, 408.521 to 408.525a, and 408.561 to 408.563.
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