Unpaid Salary

I worked for a consulting company based in NY as a consultant & did consulting for a client company in NY as well. I left the company because they did not pay my salary in time. They still owe me some money. How can I get my remaining unpaid salary.

1 answer  |  asked Mar 10, 2005 4:49 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

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David M. Lira
Getting Paid Unpaid Salary

If you are owed no more than $625, you can go to the New York State Department of Labor.

If you are owed no more than $5,000, you can go to small claims court.

If you are owed more than $5,000, you need to sue in another New York State Court such as Supreme Court, Civil Court, City Court or District Court.

You might be entitled to attorneys' fees, if you hire an attorney, and 25% above the amount of pay due (that is, liquidated damages).

If you were consulting with me, I would screen you for unpaid overtime as well.

posted by David M. Lira  |  Mar 11, 2005 06:40 AM [EST]

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