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<strong>What Employers and Employees Need to Know About Wage Garnishment Procedures</strong>

What Employers and Employees Need to Know About Wage Garnishment Procedures

Entrepreneur & Lifestyle, Finance
Wage garnishment is legal method creditors use to collect debts they have not been able to get paid. It can be used against consumer debts like credit cards, unpaid medical bills, or overdue child support payments. Creditors must obtain a court order before they can garnish your wages.  Employer's Notice Depending on the type of debt, employers must follow specific legal guidelines in processing garnishments. Failure to follow these rules can result in fines and penalties as significant as an employee's debt, so ensuring your processes are compliant is essential. Once you receive a wage garnishment order, the first step is to notify your employee. This notice should confirm receipt and indicate that you intend to comply with the court's garnishment orders. This commun...