What happens if an employer doesn’t pay? September 20, 2022 23:39 Updated If an employer doesn’t pay contributions when they are due, they may be responsible for paying penalties and interest. Related articles My business has X number of employees. Am I required to participate? Are we allowed to retroactively deduct from employees’ pay if we did not start doing so on Jan. 1, 2023? My business is in a state that already has a Paid Leave program. Do I have to participate in this one, as well? Are contributions required for employees who live or work in multiple states? My business only has gig workers. Does this apply to my business?