A good and legally formed business is one that has all standards and policies in place and always tries to safeguard the employees from all possible problems. There are different policies and procedures for different common happenings in a business and in any of these, if an employee is involved, the business would try to inspect and analyze the situation and try to act fair in the proceedings. All these are possible without much time being wasted in the procedures because every business has all these in writings and can be used whenever necessary.
Similar to these there is also policies and procedure framed for the disbursement of the final and last payment that is paid to the employee at the time of his leaving the job. This might be a voluntary retirement or the company might push him to leave their premises for some good or bad reasons. In any which way, he becomes eligible to get the final payment on the same day or a period that he specifies for the payment to reach him. But there are few employers who might not be fair and legal in their actions and might take their sweet extended time in settling this amount. In such cases, you can always visit the employment laws website wherein every single rule regarding every single practice, including this final paycheck is given and you have the rights to even sue the company for unnecessary and intentional delay in making the payment.
There are many such websites that clearly describe what is to be done when there is a delay from the employer`s side and how to go about it when an employee delays in taking his payment. Personally, I got help here with my final paycheck and hence recommending the same to all those with problems in this area.