I worked with a small business owner for one month. In that short amount of time I witnessed him ripping his customers off on numerous occasions. I finally resigned because I wanted nothing to do with the owner or his business.
Before resigning, I had worked two days in a pay period and I have yet to be paid. That was the beginning of June 2018. I sent a certified letter to the business owner and kindly requested my due wages or I would have no other choice but to report him to the appropriate Georgia State entities, as well as go online to sites like Yelp and inform his prospective clients about the type of work this man does.
He has since sent me multiple text messages saying that he doesn't owe me cent, and that if I report his anything about his business, he'll sue me for slander.
Can I actually be sued for reporting a dirty business to the Secretary of State's Office? Can I be sued for going on to a public opinion forum (Yelp) and warning people at the acts I've witnessed?
Truth is an absolute defense to a claim of slander. Just make sure you can proof it (i.e., have texts, receipts, videos, etc.)
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