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    my fiancee called into work one day she wasn't feeling well when she returned to work they told her she was suspended and she had to work the next three days without pay is this legal in ky

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    Requiring employees to work without pay is illegal under federal law. There is nothing any state can do to make it legal. The employee can file a wage claim with state DOL.
    "Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away".
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      do you know what law this falls under so we can confront the employer??

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        Originally posted by gsteve1115 View Post
        do you know what law this falls under so we can confront the employer??
        It is called the Fair Labor Standards Act (a federal law) http://www.dol.gov/compliance/laws/comp-flsa.htm.

        The company is offering work for no pay in lieu of being fired. The termination would be legal, but having her work for even 15 minutes without pay would not be.
        Senior Professional in Human Resources and Certified Staffing Professional with over 30 years experience. Any advice provided is based upon experience and education, but does not constitute legal advice.

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