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PA Superior Court Clarifies that Employers May Not Mandate Payroll Cards

On October 25, 2016 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Karen Baillie It is helpful to have this clarification, even if perhaps this is not the news employers have been eagerly awaiting. On October 21, 2016, the Pennsylvania Superior Court weighed in on the issue of mandatory payroll cards. As we previously discussed here, the issue arose in the […]

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Pennsylvania Court Allows Class Action Against Employer Who Used Only Payroll Cards; Holds Payroll Cards Are NOT “lawful money of the United States”

On August 17, 2015 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Karen Baillie In September 2013, SchnaderWorks published “Employers should Proceed With Caution in Using Payroll Cards.” At that time, author Scott Wenner advised that employers should follow the conditions prescribed in the federal Electronic Funds Transfer Act, Regulation E and should be aware that the United States Consumer Financial […]

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Employers Should Proceed with Caution in Using Payroll Cards

On September 25, 2013 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Scott J. Wenner On September 12,2013, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published CFPB Bulletin 2013-10. The stated purpose of this publication was “to reiterate the application of the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (EFTA) and Regulation E, which implements the EFTA, to payroll card accounts. “ However, the agency’s press […]

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