Q: Can I sue the founder of a startup for failing to pay deferred salary as promised in writing?
Required to defer salary since June 1. Founder of company sent a letter August 1 promising to pay all deferred salary by August 31. When I requested the money I was furloughed.
A: Maybe. But the founder may well be judgment-proof. Or, if the "startup" is a corporation or LLC, you may have a problem with the limited liability that pertains to such entities.
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