How do I get wages I am owed?

The owner/manager of a wine bar I worked for has not paid for my employment from Feb thru May of this year. I resigned in May. As of today, I still have not received payment and she has not responded to my contacts regarding the paychecks owed. Please advise what my rights are and what steps I should take to resolve this matter.

Asked on July 2, 2009 under Employment Labor Law, Florida

Answers:

N. K., Member, Iowa and Illinois Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

Contact the Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division at http://www.dol.gov/esa/whd/
or Florida's state labor department at http://www.floridajobs.org/. They should be able to advise you on how to make a complaint with them so that they can help you get all your pay that you are entitled to.

N. K., Member, Iowa and Illinois Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

Contact the Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division at http://www.dol.gov/esa/whd/
or Florida's state labor department at http://www.floridajobs.org/. They should be able to advise you on how to make a complaint with them so that they can help you get all your pay that you are entitled to.


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