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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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After the decision was made, the department was forced to reinstate Stephen's full ESA benefits - and when his images and story hit the headlines they agreed to backpay around [pounds sterling]4,000 that he had been wrongly denied.
She will now get an unspecified six-figure sum in backpay, which she will donate to gender equality charity The Fawcett Society.
Rauner also noted that the budget includes funding for backpay for state employees promised in 2015.
They will also be able to request a refund for whatever installments taken prior to the directive as backpay.
Following the dropping of its challenge, the Council has entered into talks with unions regarding thousands of current and former staff who are thought to be entitled to a pay rise or backpay in compensation.
Bonadona was seeking "backpay, lost employment benefits, costs associated with obtaining a new job, mental and emotional anguish, punitive damages, reasonable attorney's fees, and costs," according to the lawsuit obtained by local Louisiana paper the (https://www.bayoubrief.com/2018/02/22/federal-lawsuit-claims-louisiana-college-president-refused-to-hire-football-coach-because-of-his-jewish-blood/) Bayou Brief.
Perkins asserts in her lawsuit that she is entitled to three years' worth of backpay equal to the difference between her wages and her predecessor's wages.
Summary: Chief officer says crews aboard chemical tanker in Ajman Port accept backpay from fleet managing firm Fairdeal
He also revealed that HMRC is investigating the firm over wages and that Sports Direct is in talks to offer backpay to staff.
Bottlenecks at security are the main issue." He also revealed that HMRC is investigating the firm over wages and that Sports Direct is in talks to offer backpay to staff.
According to German regulations, car companies have to backpay higher taxes upon proof that their CO2 emissions levels have not been properly indicated.
Department of Justice Criminal Division has charged International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers Union Local 201 Business Manager Juan Carlos Recinos with taking kickbacks from rebar crew members who had received backpay awards for work at the District of Columbia Water & Sewer Authority's Blue Plains Wastewater Treatment Plant.