St Louis, MO asked in Employment Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Small Claims for Missouri

Q: I was fired from my job without explanation and without witnesses. I received my termination agreement 4 days after

asking for it several times, and which included paragraphs holding the co. harmless re: age discrimination and other things. This was not discussed at the termination nor covered in the Employee Handbook. They are holding my last promised pay until I agree to this. I have email trail. Missouri is at will, with which I do not disagree, but I don't want to sign something I don't agree with. Can you help?

1 Lawyer Answer
Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Chesterfield, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: Attorneys are not allow to solicit business through their responses on Justia. You'll have to reach out to an attorney directly.

There is a good Missouri statute on unpaid wages but it must be followed strictly in order for the clock to start ticking on the employer. Some attorneys take unpaid wage cases on a contingency (percentage) basis. An employee is not required to sign any agreement in order to get paid after termination.

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