Houston, TX asked in Employment Law for Texas

Q: Can employer terminate you for missing 2 days of work due to not being paid ? I’m full time get paid biweekly hourly

My check was late so I didn’t show up for my shift for 2 days and was let go even though I wasn’t compensated for the hours worked the previous 2 weeks. One manager said I wasn’t and the other said I was

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A: Your employer is permitted to terminate your employment in this situation, but they are still responsible for paying you for the time you have worked.

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