Can I sue to for a month’s pay that I never received?

Hired at auto body shop. Worked for 6 weeks and only paid for 2. All workers left and business and going under. He’s prolonged this saying he will pay for about an extra month. During hiring I only signed W-2. I have proof that I worked there since I sign all invoices and checks from insurance.

Asked on June 26, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, California

Answers:

Cameron Norris, Esq. / Law Office of Gary W. Norris

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Before you bother spending your time and money suing you need to contact the county labor commissioner.  He is the person that enforces labor laws and will take care of forcing the employer to pay all the employees.

Best of luck.


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