181.11 DISCHARGED EMPLOYEE MUST BE PAID WITHIN 24 HOURS.
When any such transitory employment as is described in section
which requires an
employee to change the employee's place of abode while performing the service required by the
employment is terminated, either by the completion of the work or by the discharge or quitting
of the employee, the wages or earnings of such employee in such employment shall be paid
within 24 hours and, if not then paid, the employer shall pay the employee's reasonable expenses
of remaining in the camp or elsewhere away from home while awaiting the arrival of payment
of wages or earnings and, if such wages or earnings are not paid within two business days after
the termination of such employment for any cause, the employer shall, in addition, pay to the
employee two times the average amount of the employee's daily earnings in such employment
from the time of the termination of the employment until payment has been made in full.
History: (4140-2) 1933 c 223 s 2; 1986 c 444; 2005 c 127 s 1