Is it legal if I recently quit a job and now my employer threatens to not pay me if I do not return the uniforms that were paid for by me?

They were paid for by me.

Asked on January 17, 2019 under Employment Labor Law, Texas


S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

You can sue your employer for breach of contract / account stated. Your damages (monetary compensation you are seeking in your lawsuit) would be the amount you are owed.Depending on the amount of your damages you may be able to file your lawsuit in small claims court. Upon prevailing in the case you can also recover court costs which include the court filing fee and process server fee.

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