So I am assuming that the 2 hours more per week were not actually worked. The problem that you are going to have is that you have no proof that you had the authority to claim the 2 hours. The owner can claim that you stole those hours. With that being stated, an employer cannot withhold paychecks. This is not only in violation of employment laes in MA, it is also "self-help." Think about it this way: I believe my neighbor stole my rake so I go over and take his shovel. Am I correct either morally or legally? No. I would advise you to contact an employment attorney and possibly the MA Attorney General.
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You are entitled to your last paycheck for the hours you worked. He has civil remedies to recover the money that he claims you fraudulently obtained. Are you filing for unemployment? If yes, I suggest that you hire an attorney because your employer will most likely fight it based on his story. If no, send a demand letter to your old employer demanding your wages.
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Your employer cannot legally withhold your last paycheck. You can send a demand letter to your former employer and, if you get no response, file a complaint with the Attorney General's office.
Your employer could still come after you for the overpayments your received over the past two years and may have a strong case to challenge your unemployment claim.
If you choose to go after your final paycheck and/or file for unemployment, it would likely be in your best interest to hire an attorney to assist you. You can search on Avvo for an employment attorney in your area or contact the Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association or Massachusetts Bar Association for a referral.
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