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What can I do if my boss closes the doors on
the restaurant and runs off to Canada with out
Asked on January 4, 2017 under Employment Labor Law, Oklahoma
M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 5 years ago | Contributor
Technically you can file a wage claim with your state's department of labor. However, if he's in Canada it will be difficult if not impossible to collect from him. Further, in cases when an employee is owed wages they can sue their employer in small claims court but again you can't sue him in this country when he's living in another.
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