When do I have to be paid after termination from a job?
Question Details: I have been trying to find out when and how my employer has to pay me after termination from my old job. Today is my usually scheduled pay day, and all the sources I can find so far say that they have either 15 days, or my next pay-day, whichever comes sooner. No deposit has been made yet. Is this right, and is this the point where I should be considering a lawyer?
You are correct about your state's law. If it is not complied with, as it has not been, your first, most-cost-effective step is not to hire an attorney, but to contact the Wage and Hour Administration, which has authority over cases like this and whose help is free. If they can't or don't help, then contact a private attorney. Here is a link which may be helpful: http://www.ohio.gov/working/rights/
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