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lack of payment
I worked briefly at a daycare and they
did not pay me. I have emailed and
texted the site manager but I have not
received any reply.
Asked on January 23, 2017 under Employment Labor Law, Illinois
SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 4 years ago | Contributor
Your right is to be paid--you must be paid for all work you did. If they won't pay you voluntarily, you could sue them (such as in small claims court) for the money. You would sue them based on breach of contract: for violating the agreement (even if only an oral, or unwritten one) according to which you worked in exchange for pay.
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