He hinted that if he could get his back wages he did not care what became of the boat.
His clothes, save what were upon him, had descended to his man-servant for back wages.
He insists that several months back wages were due him at the time he left here.
And I say it's fair and honest to get your back wages the best way you can.
Well, if he doesn't pay me some of my back wages soon, I'll sue him!
I hear'd a lot o' yaller Niggers spoutin' off how dey was gwine a-take over de white folks' lan' for back wages.
And why was it that Mr. Smith wouldn't pay Billy, the desk clerk, his back wages when he wanted to put it into Cuba?
But they decided rightly; and seeing the game was up, merely tried to get me to promise to pay their back wages.
He even blew in his own bank account settlin' part of the back wages.
Also he collected hundreds of dollars in back wages for workers whom the companies had sought to defraud.