Q: Agency I work for claimes a payroll mistake occurred.over a 9month period.now want me to pay back
Now ,I never clocked in for the hrs,never worked with the app we use to verify the shift.Client never submitted the revisions to agency as he was suppose to and agency never confirmed they just assumed.therefore falling through the cracks . Leaving me responsible to pay back now..wasn't a large amount in my acct to notice any red flags.
A: You already posted this question on this website and both Mr. Pedersen and I answered you about your responsibilities and what the employer can do. Suggest that you read what we posted.
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A: The law does not allow one person to profit from the mistake of another. You are going to be legally required to return any money that you received that was paid by mistake. If you do not work out repayment, your employer can terminate you and sue you and recover the money, plus interest.
There is no defense available that would allow you to avoid that outcome because you did not know.
Good luck to you.
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