Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [payroll]

Questions about workplace payroll scheduling, benefits and process

127
votes
9answers
24k views

How can I expedite being paid by a HR person who's gatekeeping?

I get paid every two weeks on Fridays, but usually I don't get the direct deposit notification and I have to go to my company's HR and talk to the guy who handles payment. He always has some long-...
55
votes
9answers
10k views

Last employer continues to pay me

This is a very frustrating situation as the last employer continues to pay me despite my multiple calls to their helpline to rectify the situation. I've called the HR and Payroll department multiple ...
53
votes
4answers
15k views

Boss hasn't transferred my salary yet. How to approach the situation?

I'm a recent graduate and new to the employment world, let alone the startup world, so please bear with me. I need some advice on how to communicate with my boss regarding my salary. I was hired at a ...
12
votes
3answers
3k views

Working for two companies owned by the same person [closed]

I've got a friend (in the Nashville, TN area) who is working for someone that owned a franchise and now opened up a second one. My friend was working 45 hours a week and got overtime, but now the ...
8
votes
1answer
1k views

Why can't I be paid outside of a pay run, when payroll have made an error?

I started a new job back in August and was placed on an emergency tax code for the first couple of months which resulted in paying more tax than I "should". The tax code was rectified in October but,...
3
votes
1answer
378 views

Should I ask what the starting pay is for a friend?

The company I work for is a start-up and is a fairly lax, scrappy environment. I have a friend in mind for a job opening here, but the shift is for 3pm-midnight. Our hiring team hasn't had much luck ...
2
votes
4answers
2k views

What are the benefits of switching from bi-weekly to semi-monthly payroll?

To align our accounting efforts, I would like to move our payroll frequency to semi-monthly, whereby payments will be made on the 5th and 20th (or 15th and 30th) of each month. I have read mixed ...
2
votes
5answers
953 views

Employer is misrepresenting the actual dates worked, but not the total hours - is anything untoward going on?

I hold an hourly position where I work 40 hours per week across three days (2x 14 hour days and 1x 12 hour day). If I work overtime (over 40hr per week) I do get overtime pay, but my state does not ...
1
vote
5answers
967 views

Boss missed transferring my paycheck yet again. How to approach this situation so this will not happen one more time?

In September, I asked how I should approach my boss regarding my delayed August paycheck. The community gave insighftul answers and some advice on how to make sure this doesn't happen again in the ...
1
vote
4answers
389 views

Overpayment of Unused Sick Days after leaving company [closed]

As my role ended with my company, I had unused sick hours (earned sick time). During my last days, I asked for payment of my unused sick hours, which my company provided me with. Recently they ...
0
votes
2answers
533 views

If an employee has a contractual pay increase is it payable after they have left [closed]

Employees have a contractual term that their salary will match whatever inflationary increases are agreed from a a particualr national payscale body. This normally takes effect in April each year. ...
0
votes
3answers
3k views

Last paycheck not direct deposited [closed]

I left my previous job on good terms (two weeks notice, etc.). My last payday in the normal two-week cycle was earlier this week. However, I did not receive a direct deposit. Upon checking the payroll ...
0
votes
1answer
127 views

Health benefit deductions following a transition from semi-monthly to bi-weekly payroll [closed]

In a company that is switching from semi-monthly to bi-weekly payroll (good news), there is the transition period that is tricky. The last paycheck under the old payroll is on Dec 31 covering pay ...
-1
votes
1answer
291 views

How to find out how the amount of my last salary payment was calculated [closed]

In some jobs, pay happens in regular intervals and is the same amount each time. This isn't the case in every job. When the amount from paycheck to paycheck varies between each pay period, how do you ...
-3
votes
1answer
260 views

starting work after midnight [closed]

If you have someone starting a night shift but they don't start until after midnight, what day of the week would that be considered? Example: they start at 12:30am The reason it might not be so ...
-3
votes
1answer
320 views

Are there legal consequences for having my salary leaked internally on a document? [closed]

My payroll allocation/information was leaked and shared internally. Naturally, I am furious over this and undoubtedly there will be fallout. I am seeking your input as to whether or not there are any ...
-7
votes
2answers
244 views

Can't make payroll [closed]

I recently left a doctor's office where I was working as an Lab Nurse straight from completing my degree. I started there in Jan and since May 15th the company has been missing payroll. Scheduled pay ...