I was fired from a job on the 14th and my employer did not submit my final weeks pay.What do I do?

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I was fired from a job on the 14th and my employer did not submit my final weeks pay.What do I do?

I have a check stub showing that time
went in on the 9th. I also have a video
showing I was at work on the 14th? 4
days was erased or not submitted. He
and I had an argument and I feel he
omitted my time out of spite.

The store had all African managers the
showed racism.

Asked on July 30, 2017 under Employment Labor Law, Maryland

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

1) For a simple unpaid wages claim (e.g. that you were not paid for days or hours worked), you can try contacting the state department of labor--they may be able to help you get the money. If they can't, you could sue your employer for the money in small claims court; you'd need to convince the court that you worked when you said you did, but assuming you can do that, you should get a judgment requiring them to pay.
2) But if you believe racial discrimination was involved in your termination and/or the failure to pay you, contact the federal EEOC about filing a discrimination complaint; you may be entitled to compensation for racial discrimination as well as for the unpaid work.


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