Is it legal to not be paid for working?
Failure to pay wages for work done counts, in law, as an unauthorised deduction from wages.
If the matter cannot be resolved, you are entitled to make a claim to an employment tribunal.
Failure to pay wages – in full and on time – is also a fundamental breach of the employment contract..
What can I do if my employer doesn’t pay me UK?
If you think your employer hasn’t paid you statutory pay you’re entitled to, you should contact HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for advice on what to do next. You’ll need to contact HMRC within 6 months of the date you should have started getting statutory pay.
Is it legal for a job to not pay overtime?
It’s very likely that you’re entitled to overtime wages. … If you don’t meet the “salary threshold” for overtime (at least $23,660 per year paid no matter how many hours you work), then you are entitled to overtime wages. It would be illegal, in this context, for your employer to not pay you overtime pay.
What do you do if an employer refuses to pay you?
Contact your employer (preferably in writing) and ask for the wages owed to you. If your employer refuses to do so, consider filing a claim with your state’s labor agency. File a suit in small claims court or superior court for the amount owed.