Editor’s note: Jeff Allen has heard every employer excuse you can imagine for not paying up — and dozens more that defy imagination. A few years ago he began documenting them in a weekly collections column. Because of the importance of collections, Fordyce will periodically reprise the most common situations he addressed. The complete collection is here.
What Client Says:
It wasn’t a “bona fide job order.”
How Client Pays:
There’s no such thing as a “bona fide job order.” It just sounds legitimate –