Shawnee, KS asked in Contracts, White Collar Crime and Employment Law for Missouri

Q: My county's salary commission is looking to make a salary "correction" for salaries that were not adjusted in 2007.

They acknowledged this issue in 2009. They now claim the county is liable to be sued. They had the same argument in 2009, but the commission decided retroactive pay was unconstitutional. Having acknowledged this more than 5 years ago, does that mean the statute of limitations has run out for anyone (elected officials no longer in office) to sue the county for unpaid compensation?

1 Lawyer Answer
Kevin Webb
Kevin Webb
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: You may be right. It may be too late. You should check with a lawyer and see what that attorney says.

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