i was recently employed by a company who had to show time sheets to the department of labor, the handed out false time sheets.

they claimed i was another person on the job, to keep labor costs down,(it was a family owned and opperated buisness.) sent fake time sheets to the department of labor claiming i was paid prevailing wage and wasnt, getting paid anything close to that.

Asked on May 21, 2009 under Business Law, Illinois

Answers:

B. B., Member, New Jersey Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

You need to take whatever proof you have, about all of this, to the Department of Labor, to enforce your rights.  Under the law, your employer cannot retaliate against you for doing this, and if anything like that happens -- or if some other fake reason is used for firing you after you do this -- you should see an employment attorney in your area.  One place to find a qualified lawyer is our website, http://attorneypages.com


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