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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is required to pay $354,463 in back pay and interest to the compensation class members and $70,000 in back pay and interest to the hiring class members.
On Tuesday, the House Appropriations Committee announced that an upcoming government spending package will include back pay for an estimated 580,000 federal contractors, whose ranks include some of the lowest-paid workers, such as janitors, security guards and cooks.
Seniority indemnity for enterprises outside the TGF sectors will be implemented in the same way, but the settlement of back pay has been delayed until December 2021.
Asda said the May date was never formally agreed however, a signed contract seen by the Mirror indicates "all back pay will be received in May 24, 2019 pay".
There is no official estimate for what the remedy could end up costing the county, but an attorney made a rough guess in 2016 court filings that the requested back pay could cost the county $19 million.
Michael Walter, who does food safety inspections for the Department of Agriculture (USDA), told the AP that he got his back pay on Wednesday, nearly two weeks after the shutdown ended.
A spokesman for the Department of Interior, which handles payroll for more than five dozen government offices, did not answer when asked how many workers were due back pay, but said a "small group of employees" had not received anything.
The district court ultimately denied the EEOC's motion for retroactive monetary relief, in the form of back pay, and closed the case.
Nearly 240 employers across the UK who underpaid the National Living and Minimum Wage were named by the UK Government yeesterday, with 14 in Wales affecting 64 workers who will now receive back pay totalling more than PS20,500.
Nearly 240 employers across the UK who underpaid the National Living and Minimum Wage have been named today, with the 14 in Wales affecting 64 workers who will now receive back pay totalling over [pounds sterling]20,500.
The corporation have apologised to Carrie Gracie and agreed to give her several years of back pay.
Focus: Restoration Rights Back Pay The Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission (WERC) issued an order refusing to restore Andrew Murphy to three positions following a layoff and denying him back pay with respect to a fourth position to which he should have been restored.