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    Exclamation Nancy Alex Needs a Help

    I used to work with a company as a freelancer and it was all like a job. They hired me and I worked for them for a couple of months. They seemed to be a legitimate company but now they haven't been paying my wages. I have asked them several times and now I have decided to take some measures and teach them a lesson.
    Can you guys help me out with it?
    Looking forward to your suggestions.

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    The biggest problem with going the legal route for online related services is establishing legal jurisdiction to enforce the contract. I guess that's why so often folk go bad-mouthing the delinquents where they go fishing.
    The trouble with opportunity is it normally comes dressed up as work.

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    That's both the beauty and the hazard of hiring (and being hired) over the internet. You can easily just pull out at any time with no consequences. I've had a virtual assistant disappear on me for weeks without a word. I've also fired virtual assistants with a single month's notice. It's so much easier than dealing with local labour laws but you both face the risk of never hearing from the other and you have absolutely no (or very little) recourse.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Norri View Post
    That's both the beauty and the hazard of hiring (and being hired) over the internet. You can easily just pull out at any time with no consequences. I've had a virtual assistant disappear on me for weeks without a word. I've also fired virtual assistants with a single month's notice. It's so much easier than dealing with local labour laws but you both face the risk of never hearing from the other and you have absolutely no (or very little) recourse.
    This would not solve my Problem! give me some sort of help!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave A View Post
    The biggest problem with going the legal route for online related services is establishing legal jurisdiction to enforce the contract. I guess that's why so often folk go bad-mouthing the delinquents where they go fishing.
    We have no contract and I think it is the main cause of problem! I am just hoping for good!

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    Are you at least in the same country as the company that hasn't paid you?
    The trouble with opportunity is it normally comes dressed up as work.

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    You have a contract. A verbal agreement is still a contract.
    In absence of the written agreement, a verbal is second authority.

    Now you think, that no-contract = no-evidence.
    Not so! Collect your bank statements. They will show a pattern of payments which happen periodically. The reason is logical, so your case is valid. Did they give you written, reasonable notice in advance of their non-payment? No, they didn't. That is unfair dismissal. Collect evidence of services rendered to match the cash inflow dates as well. The legal authority will quickly put 1 and 1 together, they are not stupid.

    Without a doubt they will be summoned by the local labour authority to negotiate payment, if that fails you will see them in court. Good luck, kick butt.
    Still consider that they may be broke and extracting money from them is going to take time so don't hang around and find another employer.

    Remember what the ancients said, "Justice moves very slowly, but it is certain."

    These guys....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave A View Post
    Are you at least in the same country as the company that hasn't paid you?
    No. They are from other country!

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    I got their email last night and they are now Willing to pay me but after some days. Now I am waiting for it.. I hope this time they will pay me!

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    wow, good, just to be more careful to find the later job.

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