Portland, OR asked in Employment Law for Washington

Q: I was fired for refusing to work off the clock. I have proof of my employer asking me to work off the clock in a text.

When I said I would not do the work off the clock but would on the clock he didn’t reply to my text. I came in to my workplace the next day and he fired me.

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Carrie Dyer
Carrie Dyer
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A: You should contact an employment law attorney in your area to discuss the details of your situation. It sounds like you may have a claim for retaliation under the Fair Labor Standards Act and/or state law.

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