I left my employer of 4 years recently. It is a small business. I was an integral part of one project. The break up was not amicable.
We were negotiating a consulting agreement to allow me to provide some support on that project until its conclusion.
I should have received my last paycheck on 5/10. I did not.
I work remotely. When I left I was sitting on some reports because they still owe me some travel expenses and vacation pay as well my final check. I returned my laptop to them with the draft reports saved on the computer. They claim they don't have the reports. I have copies but I'm not inclined to send them until they pay me at least my final wages. They also owe me vacation, per diem and travel expenses.
They are refusing to pay me until they review my corporate card charges. (last charges were in Feb 2013) and a few other things. My understanding is that they cannot do that. They had 2 weeks notice and should have taken care of all this prior to that.
I'm thinking about filing a complaint with the state's department of labor.
Any suggestions on how to handle it?But that's just a lot of water
Underneath a bridge I burned
And there's no use in backtracking
Around corners I have turned
“Many of us crucify ourselves between two thieves - regret for the past and fear of the future.” -foulton oursler