No. You cannot get arrested for slander. The better way to handle this situation is small claims court. Best of luck.
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People are not arrested for slander in the United States.
If this is a wage dispute, contact your State Labor Department for assistance in getting paid.
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No. You can't be arrested for calling your boss names. However, you'll want to be careful that your name calling doesn't rise to the level of harrassment. My suggestion would be to bring an action in small claims for your past due wages.
Look for attorneys that handle unpaid wages and unpaid overtime in Palm Beach County. There are several. Let them guide you. I don't think small claims is the proper venue to address your federal claim.
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