Do I have an lawsuit on my hands?

Asked over 1 year ago - Brooklyn, NY

ive been working at starbucks for almost 3yrs. Im an supervisor and im owed back pay and a raise that I was already told I qualify for about 11 months without my two required by company raises.

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  1. Eric Edward Rothstein

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . You certainly can sue for back pay. More information is needed on the raise.

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and have been doing criminal defense work for over 16 years. I was... more
  2. Robert K. Erlanger

    Contributor Level 13


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    Answered . Sounds like you have a claim under the New York Labor Law for back wages; penalties may apply as well as recovery of attorneys' fees. Look to the written company policy as to raises.

  3. Charles Joseph Michael Candiano


    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . This is NOT a WC question because you were not injured.

    What is the proffered explanation for not receiving monies owed? If need be, it would be far simpler to file a wage claim with the state.

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  4. George Ellis Corson IV

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . Usually Wage Issues start off within an Administrative Agency, but you have a claim.

    I represent Employers, but I can recommend Worker Attorneys in So Cal if you ask.

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