I didn't get paid for work I performed.

You have the right to be paid whether or not the employer approves the work in advance.

In general, “hours worked” includes all time an employee must be on duty, or at the place of work. Normally, time spent in training, traveling from site to site during the day and doing repair work must be paid.


File a complaint to claim your lost wages.

You have a right to claim your lost wages by filing a complaint with the Wage and Hour Division at DOL.

File a Claim