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My husband started his job there weeks ago, his first payday was last Thursday, when he  ( H.R. That his check was missing 30 hours of overtime,(2 week pay period) he was informed they would have a check.with the rest.of his pay this past Monday, everyday they have told him it will be here tomorrow, and never is. It's now Thursday, and he is quite livid. What can be done about this legally. (Texas)

He can call Workforce Texas which is your local Department of Labor and let them know what is going on. They will call the company and find out why he has not been paid.

Note if they use an outside payroll provider it takes a few days for the check to come in the mail.

Here is the information on how to file a claim for unpaid wages:


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Shirley McAllister, CPP, PHR


I can answer questions about payroll laws and payroll tax laws and Human Resource laws and agencies. I can answer federal payroll and human resource law questions and most states; I do not have a knowledge of the local taxes for cities and counties within the state. If and when I can I will try and send you the website where you can reference the answer and where you can obtain more information as well as a contact number if needed for that particular agency. Some agencies I have worked with are IRS, Department of Labor (federal and state), Revenue Canada (and provincial governments), Inland Revenue, OSHA (0ccupational Safety and Health Administration); Social Security Administration and National Child Support as well as other agencies in Payroll and Human Resources. Some Laws I am particularly familiar with are FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act), ADA (Americans With Disabilities Act), FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) COBRA (Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act ) , QDRO's, QMCSO's, and other support orders and garnishments, USERRA (Uniformed Services Employment and Remployment Rights Act,PPA Act (Pension Protection Act of 2006, As well as most other employment type acts. I am also well versed in the Title V Civil Rights Act and the HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act).


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