Terms Used In Kansas Statutes 60-2311

  • Earnings: means compensation paid or payable for personal services, whether denominated as wages, salary, commission, bonus or otherwise;

    (2) "disposable earnings" means that part of the earnings of any individual remaining after the deduction from such earnings of any amounts required by law to be withheld;

    (3) "wage garnishment" means any legal or equitable procedure through which the earnings of any individual are required to be withheld for payment of any debt; and

    (4) "federal minimum hourly wage" means that wage prescribed by subsection (a)(1) of section 6 of the federal fair labor standards act of 1938, and any amendments thereto. See Kansas Statutes 60-2310

  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor

No employer may discharge any employee by reason of the fact that the employee’s earnings have been subjected to wage garnishment.