I had an incident with my boss where he cursed me out repeatedly while invading my personal space with his finger and my face and his chest into my shoulder. He goes on to tell me that of I don't like the way I'm being treated than I can just go. I asked if I could receive my earned tips I had made for the day and I was ignored. With the last statement from my boss being for me to get out I did just as he asked even though I was denied my money. I returned the following day for my assigned shift and I was denied access into the building by a manager that had no knowledge if I had been fired or not even though my name was still on the schedule and I had not been told I was fired. She goes on to refuse me to take a picture of my time sheet and schedule for legal evidence and called the owner the owner gets on the phone and basically tells me that I escalated the situation and that's just that without trying to compromise or reach some level of reasoning his argument was that the details of the issue are being created by my mind even though their is several witnesses to what he said and did to me as well as him telling me to leave.
Your facts are all over the place. It appears you and your boss had an unpleasant confrontation and you participated in that unpleasantry. As a result, you no longer have a job. The bottom line is that you ere entitled to your earnings for the day but it would cost you far more to file a lawsuit to collect than it would be worth. You are, however, entitled to all your earnings no later than the day upon which your regular pay would be due. You could file a report with the DOL, but again, at what amount of aggravation? Apparently you have been terminated. File for unemployment compensation and look for a new job. Unless you are protected by a union contract or were terminated because of discrimination based upon your membership in a federally protected class of persons, your employer can terminate you for any reason - good or bad - or even for no reason at all. There is no requirement that your boss treat you with courtesy or respect.
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You probably do not have a claim over your termination but you should consult with an employment law attorney to make sure.
But you do have a claim for the unpaid wages, which would include the tips you earned. First, the tips were earned and are therefore yours and must be paid. Second, assuming that your hourly pay was less than the minimum wage and counted on tips to reach at least minimum wage, it is possible that there is a minimum wage violation as well.
You should file a claim with the IL Dept of Labor over these violations
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