Milwaukee, WI asked in Employment Law for Wisconsin

Q: Pay due to covid 19

My boss hasn't given me a check stub since my first week of employment 09/25/2020 upon several requests. I recently contracted covid through the job, everyone in my home is negative. She's refusing to pay me for the two weeks I'm off because, she says her company doesn't support the cares act I'm a new employee along with the days I called in from being sick. I asked for a letter stating these things she has yet to respond. Also she only pays me through Cashapp so I don't even know what taxes are coming out of my checks. Legally what can I do. I just texted her asking about pay I haven't received yet, her response were when I get enough funds to pay payroll and payroll taxes.

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A: More information is needed here. How many employees work for the business? The Families First Coronavirus Response Act covers employers with less than 500 employees. There is an exception for employers with less than 50 employees, but the employer would need to show paying you for two weeks would jeopardize the viability of the business as a going concern.

I would reach out to an employment lawyer in your state for a consultation.

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