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Robert Joseph Coursey III

Salt Lake City Employment / Labor Attorney.

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  1. What are the Utah Final Pay Rules for the Timing of Final Paychecks?

    Answered 11 months ago.

    1. Robert Joseph Coursey III
    1 lawyer answer

    In most circumstances, a Utah employer must pay an employee's final wages within 24 hours if the employer fired the employee (rather than if the employee quit) and cannot condition the payment of final wages upon the employee returning company property. I suggest you talk to an employment lawyer or file a claim with the Utah Labor Commission.

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  2. Do I have a case for unlawful dismissal?

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Robert Joseph Coursey III
    2. Christine C McCall
    2 lawyer answers

    I agree with the previous answer. Did he pay you time-and-a-half your regular rate for the 37 hours of overtime you worked? If not, you should consult with an employment attorney or the U.S. Department of Labor.

  3. Final Binding Arbitration

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Kristine S Karila
    2. Wendy Marie Schenk
    3. Jonathan Aaron Weinman
    4. Daniel Michael Holzman
    5. Michael David Early
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    6 lawyer answers

    I agree w/ the other lawyers who have advised you to get a second opinion. I will just add that it is very rare for a plaintiff in an employment discrimination/wrongful discharge case to have to pay the defendant's attorney fees even if you end up losing. That's true whether you are in court or in arbitration, and it's particularly true in California. Your current attorney should be able to explain that in more detail, and if she can't, that's a red flag.

  4. Someone I know was sexually harassed at work in Seattle, WA in 2009. What is the statute of limitations for filing a lawsuit?

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Kevin Rindler Madison
    2. Robert Joseph Coursey III
    2 lawyer answers

    I agree with Kevin, but will add that under almost any possibly applicable statute of limitations, it would be too late to file a harassment claim five years after the last incident of harassment. Depending on the facts, however, there could be other possible claims, so it's still worthwhile to contact an employment lawyer in your state to discuss this further.