Smithfield, NC asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for North Carolina

Q: Hi, I started working at a IGA store in my town where I noticed I was being underpaid the agreed wage rate.

I'm headed in for a meeting with the store manager later in the day, though my fear is that my request for being paid my lost wages and switching all my hours for the lower wage to the vastly superior wage. I'm an hourly worker and I have a few coworkers with a similar problem.

1 Lawyer Answer
Kirk Angel
Kirk Angel
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Concord, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: If the employer is not paying you a promised wage, you can file a complaint for free with the North Carolina Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Bureau. Search online and their website will give you information on filing via phone.

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