I just found out I had a bench warrant, but I wasn’t aware that I even had any charges against me. I was never contact by an law enforcement .

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I just found out I had a bench warrant, but I wasn’t aware that I even had any charges against me. I was never contact by an law enforcement .

My husband had been seeing
a woman. I contacted her
telling her he had been
with me while still seeing
her. I sent proof and we
exchanged texts and
Messages on two or three
Occasions. I then found out
she had gone to my property
looking for him. I called
her and left a message
saying she was never to
come to the property again
and if she did I would kick
her ass.

Asked on January 27, 2017 under Employment Labor Law, Colorado

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

No, if you were required by your employer to undergo the training, then the training is work: work is anything the employer instructs or requires you to do--including training, and including if it was done offsite and/or not during "regular" working hours. After all, if you'd been trained at work, during work hours, they'd clearly pay you for your time--they can't escape the obligation to pay for mandatory training by having it done instead online. That being the case, you should have been paid for the training on your next regular payday; if they did not pay you, you could try contacting the state department of labor--they may be able to help you collect--or else sue the employer (e.g. in small claims court, as your own attorney, or "pro se") for the money.


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