Washington, DC asked in Employment Law for District of Columbia

Q: Can my employer with hold my paycheck for service already provided

I had work and turnin my Paystub on time but my employer had refused to pay me saying that since the campaign no longer wants to work with me I have to sign a a ducment stating that am been terminated for neglect or they will not pay me for services already provided.Can they do that?

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Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Licensed in District of Columbia

A: They have to pay you for services performed. They cannot withhold your payment to pressure you to sign an unrelated document. You can file a wage claim.

See: https://does.dc.gov/page/how-file-claim

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