Am I Entitled To Receive Damages/Penalties From My Employer For Failing To Pay Me As Required Upon Termination?

L&I cannot assess penalties for failure to pay final wages. However, if you have to take legal action to get your wages, you may file in civil court for double damages.

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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