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Company Owner Liable Unpaid Wages

If the company does not pay my wages, is the owner responsible?

The failure to pay minimum wages or overtime wages often means that the individual owners of the company are liable.  The overwhelming weight of authority is that corporate officers and/or owners are employers under the FLSA when they engage in some operational control over the corporate employer.

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Unpaid Wages Retaliation

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) prohibits retaliation against an employee (including discharge or discrimination) by employer because the employee has filed a complaint or instituted any proceeding related to the Act generally.

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Sexual Harassment

Broadly, courts recognize two categories of sexual harassment as actionable under Title VII. “Quid pro quo” harassment occurs when an employer conditions an employee’s job status, or takes a tangible employment action, based on the employee’s submission to a supervisor’s sexual harassment. Employers are strictly liable for sexual harassment that results in a tangible employment action.

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