Q: Could I sue for more money after a job I quit has yet to pay me
It has been 2 months since working there and they haven’t payed nor do they do the mangers or store answer there phone
A: Hello, employers are required to pay in accordance with federal overtime and minimum wage laws. If you weren't paid at all, or a portion of your pay was withheld, you may have a minimum wage violation claim. If you worked overtime during the period, you may have an overtime claim as well. I would reach out to an employment law attorney in your state for a consultation.
Missouri has an unpaid-wages statute that may be of use. If you sent a proper request for your unpaid wages and are not then paid, you may sue to collect wages past due plus wages going forward up to 60 days from termination. That's an extra two months of pay. Confer with a Missouri attorney who knows Missouri Revised Statutes concerning unpaid wages and failure to pay minimum wage. If you weren't paid at all for certain hours, you could sue for not being paid minimum wage on those hours as well.
Some attorneys handle these type of cases on a percentage basis so you won't have to pay for an attorney's time. Contact a Missouri attorney this week.
Ronald J. Eisenberg
Schultz & Associates LLP
640 Cepi Drive, Suite A
Chesterfield, MO 63005
Direct: (636) 733-6647
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