Should an employer receive an attachment of earnings order or deductions of earnings order, they must act quickly in accordance with its requirements.
It is important to distinguish between a priority order and a non-priority order.
Depending on the type of order, the employer should deduct earnings accordingly.
It may be that an employer will need to provide a signed statement of an employee’s earnings to a court.
An employer can ask a court to recalculate an attachment of earnings order if, for example, the order specifies weekly payments and the employee’s wage is normally paid monthly.
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