What to do about getting back pay

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What to do about getting back pay

On the 4th of October my employer deposited a
check into an account that I had told him was
closed the money refunded back to my employer
and it’s been 4 weeks and I still have not
gotten a check or anyting on the Friday I had
another payday I got that check deposited into
my account and they said they deposited the one
from the 4th but it’s not there and they keep
giving me the runaround I kind of don’t know
what to do

Asked on October 21, 2019 under Employment Labor Law, California

Answers:

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 proces server fee.


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