If my previous employer forgot to stop my paychecks and paid me a months salary, do I have to pay them back per their request?

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If my previous employer forgot to stop my paychecks and paid me a months salary, do I have to pay them back per their request?

Asked on November 28, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, Arizona

Answers:

Anne Brady / Law Office of Anne Brady

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

Yes, you have to pay the money back.  If you keep it, you are stealing from the company.


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