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COPYRIGHT © 2018 MORINAKA SCHWORM LLC

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  971.266.2800

2330 NW 31st Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97210

 

UNPAID WAGES

MINIMUM WAGES    UNAUTHORIZED DEDUCTIONS     BOUNCED PAYCHECK    

Your employer must maintain regular pay intervals (at least once every 35 days) and pay you a "minimum wage."  The amount of the minimum wage varies by locality (between $11.00/hour and $12.50/hour).

If your employer does not pay you at least the minimum wage amount, you have a claim against your employer for unpaid wages.  You could be owed back pay and interest.

      - It is against the law for your employer to retaliate against you for 

        making a claim for unpaid wages.

 

If your employer issues a dishonored ("bounced") check to you, you may have a claim against your employer that includes a penalty, plus interest on the bounced check amount.

Your employer may not make unauthorized deductions from your paycheck.  If your employer does so, they are violating Oregon law

If your employer does not pay you overtime, he or she could face civil penalties, and may have to pay your attorney's fees if you are forced to sue to collect your pay!

Your employer may not exclude you from overtime by paying you a salary and calling you a "vice president" or giving you some other fancy title.

WE WILL HELP YOU DRAFT THE PROPER NOTICES TO TRY TO GET YOU PAID NOW!

AND IF YOUR FORMER EMPLOYER STILL WON'T PAY YOU, WE WILL HELP YOU GET ALL OF YOUR OWED WAGES, PLUS ATTORNEY'S FEES AND OTHER CIVIL PENALTIES

Don't go months without receiving a paycheck. Your employer may be responsible for

  • YOUR UNPAID WAGES

  • INTEREST

  • CIVIL PENALTIES

  • YOUR ATTORNEYS FEES (CONTINGENCY FEE MAY BE AVAILABLE TO YOU)

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Millions of dollars every year are wrongfully withheld from employees in the form of minimum wage, overtime pay, and employee benefits.

Hard working employees like yourself are subject to wrongful wage withholding every day. Even one instance of wage theft can make you miss a bill or damage your credit rating. Because wage theft has such a serious effect on your life, our lawyers work hard to recover your missing wages.

In certain limited circumstances, the statute of limitations may be as short as 1 year.

If your employer owes you money, call now for a free consultation.

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"Chase always understands my client's legal problems and you can tell he does his best to help resolve things in the best way possible. He and his staff are friendly and always helpful during tough situations. I will definitely continue to refer people to him and ask him questions of my own."

 

Kris W., Yelp Review