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Can an employer alter your time in order to not pay for

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hours worked. JA: Because employment law...
Can an employer alter your time in order to not pay for hours worked.
JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: PA
JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?
Customer: union, full time
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: I detected the discrepancy and they agreed to pay me however, they say that it is my responsibility to monitor my hours and inform them of any discrepancy. Sounds like they will pay me if I catch them.
JA: When we are ready I'll take you to the appropriate web page.
Customer: Ready
Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Employment Law
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Employment Lawyer: legalgems, Lawyer replied 6 months ago

An employer needs to pay the hours actually worked by the employee or they can be fined by the DOL:
https://webapps.dol.gov/wow/

If the discrepancy is due to the employee submitting incorrect hours or failing to clock in the employer must remedy that when it comes to their attention;

if the employer consistently underpays, that would be a bad faith labor law violation.

complaints can be filed here:

https://www.dol.gov/whd/contact_us.htm

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