Q: What else can I do to make my deceased fathers employment office get ahold of me in order to process his last paycheck?
Hello, my father passed away last year in October and it is now February. I have called and called the agency (People Ready) my dad worked for (he worked as a carpenter through a temp agency) and I have left voicemails and even spoke to someone who said they would call me back, but no one has called me back. I have tried to get ahold of someone to report my dads hours he worked and to get his last paycheck in my possession. Also I will now need a corrected W2 since its taken them so long to call me back and get those hours added. Im frustrated that no one has called me back and it doesnt look like they will. I will keep calling (and have called many times) but is there anything else I can do?
A: You might retain an attorney to contact them. A quick letter would likely not cost much, and the estate may be able to reimburse that cost. See ORS 652.190 for who is supposed to get the check to ensure you are the correct person before demanding the check.
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