Legal Question in Employment Law in California

How long after you leave a company, do they have to pay you.

Asked on 8/22/13, 9:01 am

3 Answers from Attorneys

Timothy McCormick Libris Solutions - Dispute Resolution Services

If you give notice, on your last day of work. If you quit without notice, 72 hours. They owe you an additional day's pay for each day late, up to 30 days. The state Division of Labor Standards Enforcement can handle a claim against your former employer if they have not paid you.

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Answered on 8/22/13, 9:09 am

Kristine Karila Law Office of Kristine S. Karila

Your wages, including earned and unused vacation or PTO must be paid on your last day if you provided at least 72 hours' notice. If you didn't provide that much notice - within 72 hours. If your wages are willfilly withheld, you can get up to 30 day's pay for having to wait PLUS the law requires your former employer to pay your attorney's fees. An attorney can write a demand letter to get you paid plus her/his fee.

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Answered on 8/22/13, 9:18 am
John Laurie Gertz and Laurie

I agree with the above.

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Answered on 8/22/13, 10:14 am

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