We have a contract:
I work, and they pay me.
The Barton Law Firm sues employers, retainages, construction bonds, and contractor bonds for unpaid prevailing-wage minimum and overtime wages on government-funded construction sites.
Here are legal citations and information you might find helpful:
29 U.S.C. 201-219 (Fair Labor Standards Act);
29 C.F.R. 785 (FLSA - hours worked).
RCW 18.27.114 (Construction lien for wages);
RCW 49.46.090 (Underpayment prohibited);
RCW 49.46.100 (Prohibited acts of employer);
RCW 49.48.010 (Wages must be paid at end of normal pay period at the end of a job);
RCW 49.52.050 (Wage rebates, underpayment, and false record);
RCW 49.52.070 (Double damages for violating RCW 49.52.050);
RCW 60.04.021 (Lien on property for construction wages earned on the property);
RCW 60.32.010 (Lien on certain transportation and manufacturing businesses for wages);
RCW 60.34.010 (Lien on hospitality-businesses’ earnings and profits for wages).
Ordinance 17909 (Minimum wage).
SMC Ch. 14.19 (Minimum wage);
SMC Ch. 14.20 (Wage and tip compensation requirements).
SMC Ch. 7.45 (Employment standards; hospitality and transportation employers only).