Back Pay


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Back Pay

Wages and salary a company is required to pay from a previous pay period but has not. Back pay may arise if a company is having cash flow problems, or if the company is insolvent. Non-payment of back pay can result in a lawsuit.
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Unison now plan to lodge claims with the employment tribunal seeking five years' back pay for members.
While Daycon continued to challenge the favorable rulings, the NLRB and Local 639 moved forward with efforts to recover back pay owed to the workers.
But if Congress does authorize back pay once the political impasse is settled, furloughed federal workers will be able to keep at least some of the unemployment they collected from the state during the furlough.
Federal workers have received back pay in previous shutdowns, even as they're left with unscheduled days off.
The arbitrator also ordered Boeing to pay each employee 10% interest on the back pay.
Trade unions have finally reached an agreement with Bridgend borough council over back pay for unfairly paid workers.
Previously, the Ministry of Finance announced back pay would only be for 2011 salaries.
Yes, you would be entitled to back pay if you were employed in the qualifying period.
Frustrated Coventry City Council workers have jammed my phone since we revealed last week why the majority of nearly 1000 of them will not get anything like the six years of back pay - between 1999 and 2005 - they are entitled to under equal pay laws.
It meant they were liable for back pay of the allowances paid to the carers as well as increased fortnightly payments.
DINNER ladies have won their five-year fight to force catering giant Sodexo to hand over pounds 45,000 in back pay.
BECAUSE HE FAILED TO FILE HIS MOTION in a timely manner, a former attorney for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is not entitled to prejudgment interest on back pay awarded from a 1987 age discrimination suit, the D.