Niece-girl, 17 yo college freshman, got her first job working with a vendor in a local market. She's a part-timer, working Thursdays & Saturdays. Her first day (Thursday) 3 weeks ago, the owner says her hours would be picked up on the following pay period in two weeks. OK... So she works another two weeks of Thursdays & Saturdays, goes to work this week & the owner tells her "yeah, we'll pay you next week..."
I have a sinking feeling that she's been unwittingly "volunteering" her time with this vendor - that they have no inention of paying her ever.
We are proud of her for landing her first job & feel bad she's being screwed over like this. What should she do? Quit & chalk up the loss as a learning experience? Should dh or I, her un-official guardians, go up there & give that vendor hell for taking advantage of a naive teenager & punch the owner if the face? (OK, we wouldn't really go that far, but I feel better just typing it out - LOL!)
<sigh> Life sucks sometimes...