New York, NY asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for New York

Q: If you quit a job & didnt receive your pay can you sue ?

I work at an restaurant & I quit, when to go get my check the Manager said she mail it & it’s been two weeks & I still haven’t receive it

2 Lawyer Answers
V. Jonas Urba
V. Jonas Urba
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  • Tarrytown, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Contact the New York State Department of Labor. They will help you. Everyone in New York is entitled to be paid for all hours worked.

Charles Joseph agrees with this answer

Charles Joseph
Charles Joseph
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  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: If you leave your job, either voluntarily or involuntarily, you are entitled to be paid no later than the next regularly scheduled payday. Your employer can mail you your last check, but that must be at your request. The employer must put the check in the mail early enough that you receive it on or before your next payday.

As the attorney stated below, you should contact New York State Department of Labor.

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