Passaic, NJ asked in Employment Law, Criminal Law, Health Care Law and Insurance Bad Faith for New Jersey

Q: I was salary exempt (Management) my employer a non-profit enterprise deducted my last paycheck is this legal?

I turned in my resignation letter with three weeks’ notice. My direct supervisor and her supervisor came to the program I managed the following day and terminated me stating “Your resignation letter really makes us look really bad". I asked if I needed to sign anything they said no and I left in a cordially. They immediately revoked my access to everything but witnessed my timesheets being altered to make it look like i didn't work over 40. NJ is an at-will state but I was ready willing and able to work. Is this is an improper deduction under §541.603? I resigned for multiple reasons one of which is I was working 40+ hours over my 40 regular hours, being exempt from ot, the prior 2 pay periods. Another was requesting that the managers to basically commit Medicaid fraud by altering the wording the employees under our management used so they could bill fee-for-service even if the service wasn't provided and falsifying attendance information. Any advice would be appreciated.

1 Lawyer Answer
H. Scott Aalsberg
H. Scott Aalsberg
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: I think you need to speak to an employment lawyer and report your ex employer for Medicaid fraud.

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