How Long Do I Have To File A Wage Claim?

A claim based on a written agreement must be filed within four years. A claim based on an oral agreement must be filed within two years. A claim for minimum wage, unpaid overtime, and other statutory claims must be filed within three years from the date the claim arose.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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