Kissimmee, FL asked in Employment Law for Florida

Q: I am being threatened via texts and email to reimburse a verbal claim for overpayment of wages from an employer.

I was working for a storage unit for 3 weeks, they have claimed to pay me for 4 weeks. We did not have a contact, application process or any tax papers at the time of hire. I quit due to unethical business practices- ie Tenants running businesses out of the storage unit and even one person living in a storage unit. I was offered an on-site apartment which I declined due to it being unsafe. I want to know what they can do legally. They have threatened to call the police and take other legal actions.

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Alberto Naranjo
Alberto Naranjo
  • Miami Lakes, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: The overpayment can be an issue if true. You can hire an attorney to help but they will probably charge. Make sure to document everything in writing.

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