Barron v. Labor Finders of South Carolina Even though plaintiff was fired the day after she complained to her employer that she had not been paid all the commissions due her, since she never filed a complaint with the Department of Labor as required by Payment of Wages Act, nor did she ever indicate to the defendant-employer that she had filed or intended to file a complaint, plaintiff cannot show that she was fired in retaliation for availing herself of the protections of the Act.
Although the Court of Appeals erred in its analysis, it properly affirmed the circuit court’s grant of summary judgment for the employer. We affirm as modified.
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