If the Department determines that you have a valid wage claim, the time it takes to collect the money from your employer can range from several days to several months. Many things can speed up or slow down the payment of a wage claim. If your records are complete and your employer is cooperative, the process is faster. However, if your records are poor or if your employer is uncooperative, it may take longer.
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