What can I do for an employer that refuses to pay me.

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I got hired as an EMT in Colorado, I worked for 3 days then things came up and had to leave the job, I got hired when only having the national registry and cpr certifications, not state cert. The employer never mentioned the state cert (which I didn’t know you had to have to officially be an EMT) and decided to hire me. Few weeks went by and I never gotten paid for the 3 days that I worked. I called the employer and he proceed to tell me I’m not getting paid because I did not have my state cert. I was never asked to show it nor give it to them during the hiring process. What do I do?

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Posted by Anonymous
Asked on January 17, 2022 4:38 pm
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Employees in Colorado have a right to be paid earned wages. If an employer fails to pay all earned wages, the employee may make a written demand for payment. After receiving the written demand, the employer has 14 days to pay the full amount owed to the employee. If the employer fails to do this, they are liable for not only the wages but a penalty, and attorney fees. I would suggest reviewing the following article, which will give you an idea of your rights: https://www.robinsonandhenry.com/colorado/business/understanding-the-colorado-wage-claim-act/

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Posted by Bill Henry (Questions: 0, Answers: 95)
Answered on January 17, 2022 5:25 pm