Without a pay stub, workers can't tell if they are being paid at the right rate, for all their hours, and if the deductions are right.

There is no federal law requiring pay stubs for most workers, but there should be. Farm workers have a right to a pay stub under the Migrant & Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA).

Many states require that bosses give workers a pay stub or let workers review their pay records. Click here to find out the law in your state, if there is one.

Most farm workers have a right to get a wage statement which lists earnings and deductions. The law in enforced by the US Department of Labor, Wage & Hour Division.