My boss told me to take one friday off but come in and work on Saturday and I asked if it would be overtime since he wasn't going to work me Friday but expected me to come in Saturday when the customer wanted us to be there. He replied with " sure it will be". Later that evening after work he text me and said he wanted me to come in and work around the shop friday to reach my 40 hours prior to working Saturday. I told him I already made plans after being told I could have the day off and still be paid overtime on Saturday! He texted me and said to call him! I replied and said give me a min! Roughly 15 mins later he sent text saying my min was up your fired!
In Virginia, employers have until the next regularly scheduled pay day to make the final payment on termination. If they don't, you can consider filing a wage claim with the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry, which you can find with a google search. Based on what you put in your question, it sounds like your boss was being a jerk, but unfortunately doesn't look like you have any legal action unless there is more to the story. You should consider consulting with an experienced Virginia employment attorney to review the facts of your case and make sure you were being paid properly and see if your termination violated any laws.
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