What is the time limit to sue an employer in small claims court for wages owed?

Asked on February 7, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, Indiana

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

Wage claims in your state need to be brought within two yeats of the under- or nonpayment. Many claims can be investigated and resolved by the state department of labor; a good idea is to initially contact the DOL and see if it can help you, before filing your own lawsuit.


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