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Manual Check Guidelines

Manual checks are processed under the following circumstances:

  1. The employee is a new hire
  2. The employee’s employment is terminated or the employee terminates employment
  3. The employee was not paid with the regular monthly payroll
  4. The paperwork was not received in a timely manner

Manual paychecks are processed every Friday, with the exception of payroll week. Manual checks cannot be direct deposited and will be mailed.

The following earnings will be paid on the next regular monthly payroll:

  1. Supplemental premium pays for classified employees
  2. Payroll or department error resulting in pay change of less than $25.00

Timing of Payment:

Paid by the End of Next Business Day (termination of employment)

  • If an employee is discharged, the check is due by the end of the following business day. ORS 652.140(1).

Paid on the final day worked (48 hours or more notice given)

  • If an employee quits with notice of at least 48 hours, the final check is due on the final day worked, unless the last day falls on a weekend or holiday. In that case, the check is due on the next business day. ORA 652.140(2) & (3).

Paid within 5 working days ( less than 48-hour notice)

  • If an employee quits with less than 48 hours’ notice, excluding weekends and holidays, the paycheck is due within five business days or the next regular payday, whichever comes first. ORA 652.140(2)