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I had 38 hours of pto and the place i worked did not pay me…

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I had 38 hours...

I had 38 hours of pto and the place i worked did not pay me my time. they state that their new policy states they do not have too. i was paid hourly and got about 3 hour a pay period of pto. what do i do to get the money i earned?

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you discussed this wage-and-hour issue with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?

HR

Lawyer's Assistant: Are you an "at will" employee? Do you belong to a union?

No union at will worker

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

No i do not think so

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Employment Law
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Employment Lawyer: DanLegal, Lawyer replied 3 months ago
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Hello my name is ***** ***** I am happy to help - What did your HR rep tell you? Was their "new" policy released in a handbook? Do you have your original paperwork stating your amount of PTO?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
no new hand book, the HR did not respond to me , I do have the paperwork stating how much i get a 80 pay period. I have what they owe me. the hand book I signed was 2016 and there is no new hand book
Employment Lawyer: DanLegal, Lawyer replied 3 months ago

Okay - thank you for the information. The first thing you will need to do is get a meeting with your HR director as this is a violation of your employment agreement. I believe your HR manager will take care of the situation because a company can not just amend their policies without notifying their employees. They are free to change their policies, but they can not take away PTO you have already accrued.

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Employment Lawyer: DanLegal, Lawyer replied 3 months ago

If your HR manager does not address this situation correctly, your next step would be to contact a local employment law attorney in your area and show them the information you just told me and give him the information from your meetings with HR.

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Employment Lawyer: DanLegal, Lawyer replied 3 months ago

I believe I have answered your question and given you the next steps in the process - can you please rate my answer with 5 stars

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