Unpaid Wage Disputes in Houston
Houston Employment Law Attorneys Serving All of Texas
If you have been working for someone – either on a salary, punching
hourly timecards, or otherwise – and you think your paydays are
slimmer than they should be, your employer may be withholding your funds.
Contact our Houston employment law lawyers from Moore & Associates to discuss your rights if you are being subjected
to unpaid wages.
Under the Texas Labor Code, anyone who performs some sort of service for
compensation is to be considered an employee. The only exceptions are
close relatives – such as a son or daughter doing a favor for their
parents – or independent contractors. Anyone else, as an employee,
must be paid for the work they complete.
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Details Regarding Unpaid Wages
Unpaid wage disputes are not always in regards to completely missing paychecks.
Rather, they can be in dispute of several missing hours. In some ways,
it is more likely for an employer to just skim off an odd hour here and
there, possibly across all employee paychecks, as it can be more difficult
to notice and prove. With that said, hourly employees may be more susceptible
to being exploited by dishonest managers or company heads. If you are
hourly, keep an eye on your timecard.
Reasons employees may not pay you full wages include:
- Attempting to save money
- Disagreements over punches
- Disciplinary action
Stand Up for Your Rights with Our Support
For so many working class Texans, it can be understandably intimidating
to actually stand up to your boss and call them out on illegitimate business
practices. With that said, it is still vital that you do so, or at least
Houston employment lawyers to look into the matter for you. If your employer really has been finding
ways to not pay your wages as you deserve them, action must be taken;
otherwise, they will just continue to do you this disservice, and they
may start abusing other employees this way.
When you work with us, we will do everything in our power to let you know
that you are protected, and to help you find justice.
Call our firm at 713.581.9001 today.