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Tennessee Allows Certain Employers to Pay Wages Once Per Month

New Law Currently in Effect

A new law in Tennessee allows certain employers to pay wages once per month.

New Law
The new law generally applies to employers with 5 or more employees. Under the new law, all wages are due and payable not less frequently than once per month. For employers that make wage payments once monthly to employees, all wages earned and unpaid prior to the 1st day of any month are due and payable not later than the 5th day of the succeeding month.

Additionally, for each employer that makes wage payments in 2 or more periods per month, all wages are due and payable as follows:

  • All wages earned and unpaid prior to the 1st day of any month are due and payable not later than the 20th day of the month following the one in which the wages were earned; and
  • All wages earned and unpaid prior to the 16th day of any month are due and payable not later than the 5th day of the succeeding month.

Note: The law does not prohibit the payment of wages at more frequent periods than required under the provisions above.

Additional details are contained in the text of the new law. The new law is currently in effect.


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