Wage Claims

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Question: I am a seasonal employee, who earns a salary. My work only takes up 10 months of the year, but the salary is deferred, and distrulibuted over the two months when there is no work to be done. Because of COVID, my employer wss forced to shut down with 8 weeks of work remaining. How can I recover the wages I earned, which were deferred, since it exceeds the labor boards maximum for wage claims?

Answer: It might be wise to speak in more detail about your specific situation with an employment law specialist. If you are a low-income person, there are links to free and low-cost legal services on this website at http://www.azlawhelp.org/accessToJustice. The State Bar of Arizona’s online Find-A-Lawyer service is available here: https://azbar.legalserviceslink.com. In the meantime, you may wish to review the information provided by the Industrial Commission of Arizona at https://www.azica.gov/resources/employees.

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  • I am a seasonal employee, who earns a salary. My work only takes up 10 months of the year, but the salary is deferred, and distrulibuted over the two months when there is no work to be done. Because of COVID, my employer wss forced to shut down with 8 weeks of work remaining. How can I recover the wages I earned, which were deferred, since it exceeds the labor boards maximum for wage claims?

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