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The actions of the employer are clearly against the State and Federal wage laws, which requires employers to pay employees for the services they rendered,
under the law in NYS you can file a wage complaint and the labor department would force the employer to pay her, as well as in Maryland, and that should be the first step.
She can also sue the employer in small claims court for the amount, that will also force them to apy.
The above is the NYS link to file a wage complaint
This is the Maryland wage complaint link, which needs to be filed,
once you file the complaints with the State Labor boards,
they will contact the employer and force them to pay her.
Ok. My mother told me to write a letter to the employer as well and mail it to the management in Maryland and save a copy of the paper with the tracking number so that we would have a paper trail. Is that necessary?
they have already violated the law for delaying her pay,
at this point she should file a wage complaint,
Ok. Also, we cannot make a lot of money for this case like we see in the news, right? Just the payment they owe us?
since there is such a delay,
it would be possible to ask for interest,
also it may be possible to ask for some damages, if you bring a lawsuit against them
If so, then I would like to pursue it and use you as a lawyer. :P
We cannot represent customers,
however, in NY you can contact a wage attorney to bring a lawsuit,
You can contact the local bar association to find an attorney to represent her,
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