What can I do I worked at a hotel approximately a month and a half ago but have yet to receive my paycheck?

It was for 1 1/2 days. This caused me to almost have my power turned off; I had to borrow the money to cover it. They have discriminated against me.

Asked on February 18, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, Texas

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

If you have not received your paycheck, then you can sue your employer in small claims court and/or file a complaint with your state's department of labor. That having been said, there will be a cost for a lawsuit, so you will have to decide if it's worth it. As for discrimination, you gave no specific facts of your situation. At this point, you may want to contact a local attorney and go over the details of your case with them. They can best advise you further.


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