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I worked as a 1099 employee for a California company that has

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I worked as a 1099 employee for a California company that has gone out of business. They shut down their business and did not distribute the final paychecks. What are my rights?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Business Law
Expert:  JPEsq replied 4 years ago.

Well, they still owe you the money.

 

You can start by filing a wage claim. You can do this for any unpaid wage. Do so here:

http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/HowToFileWageClaim.htm

 

Since they are out of business, you might end up having to sue them in small claims to get the money.

 

If the entity was an LLC or Corp, just sue whomever you can name and locate. If there was a person that owned the entity, you might still be able to get paid.

 

 

 

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