If you wish to pursue legal action against your employer for unpaid wages or unlawful salary deductions, a legal service provider will handle your case and represent you. Here is some basic advice and guidance to inform your choice of legal expert.
You can make an unpaid wages claims when your employer withholds any of your pay. This includes where your employer has not paid you holiday pay, sick pay or has paid your wages late. If the company you worked for has gone out of business, you may be able to apply for unpaid wages before this happened.
It will help your case if you have paperwork such as wage slips, time sheets and bank statements showing what deductions have been made. If your employer has gone out of business, you will need to show that you were employed by them and you may be able to recover unpaid wages.
Unpaid wage claims against an employer may begin with informal negotiations. If this proves unsuccessful a case will typically then be heard at a tribunal. It is also possible to take an unpaid wages claim to the small claims court under some circumstances.
Your legal service provider will guide you through the process and make you aware of your rights and requirements in relation to such a claim.
When making a claim for unpaid wages, you should look to find a legal service provider in your area with experience in handling this type of employment claim. You may also wish to consider the reputation and cost of a firm before making your decision.
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