Q: My employer keeps asking me to quit because he said i was a health risk and isnt paying me right. Do I have a case?

they have messed up my paycheck since i started i get paid 15 hrly but one paycheck says 14.99 and its like they are not trying to pay me the overtime im owed, ive been going to the doctor for a medical reason regarding me working for the employer but he sees me as a health risk and he wants me to quit but then im out of a job.

1 Lawyer Answer
Kirk Angel
Kirk Angel
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  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: If your employer is not paying you the promised wage, and has not notified you in writing that the promised wage changed, then you can file a claim for the unpaid portion. In this case it appears that would be one cent.

In general, just talking to you about resigning or even encouraging you to do so does not violate the law. However, if you are FMLA eligible and the employer is denying your FMLA leave rights or the employer terminates you for exercising those rights or because you have a disability, you might have a legal claim.

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