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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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It comes after huge pressure from many firms and charities warning they could not afford the bill for years of backpay.
The latest progress marks the end of vocal complaints from Davadze who complained last month that amid deteriorating conditions on the vessel, seven crew members were owed an outstanding $180,000 (Dh661,131) in backpay.
We have seen a litany of stupid, incompetent and very costly mistakes over years by Labour and Tory councils: the library, PS1billion in backpay, Kerslake, Trojan House, social services, an education leader who says she cannot work out how many school places are needed, etc, etc.
As a result, they are demanding a decade of backpay of about PS6million.
Moreover, the Dutch government refused to pay those in Indies civil and military service the salaries they should rightfully have received as backpay for the 41 months of Japanese occupation.
In April 2013 tech startup Hootsuite had to backpay its current and former interns and afterwards nixed the practice of unpaid internships.
The Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier Kouyou was detained in the port of Quebec, Canada, after maritime labor officials determined that crew were owed more than USD51,000 in backpay.
In general, that backpay will come in the next pay period, although how that will all play out will vary from agency to agency.
To sustain a backpay award following a wrongful termination, the terminated employee has a duty to mitigate damages by exercising reasonable diligence in seeking comparable employment.
But a full council meeting heard that an end is finally in sight - with more low-paid female workers set to receive six years of backpay.
Perich and the federal EEOC sued for backpay, reinstatement and damages.
The council has already set aside more than pounds 200 million to settle equal pay claims brought since 2007 and the backpay claim by the 174 women, which stands at about pounds 3 million, has been described as "the tip of the iceberg" by lawyers, who expect hundreds of fresh claims to be lodged.