Questions tagged [salaried-pay]

A form of payment where you receive a fixed compensation regardless of the number of hours you work. This is different than receiving compensation specifically for the hours you work.

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Salaried Employee Being Dinged For Tardiness

I am a salaried employee, scheduled to work 8-5, M-F, and one Sunday a month for month-end closing. I typically will arrive for work between 7:58 and 8:04. On really, really, bad days, sometimes ...
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How to complain to my boss about late payments

I have been working in a company for a year now and never had any problems with payments before. On the last day of each month we have received our payments (not even a day late). For the last few ...
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New Job Pay Cut

I have completed the interview process with a new company and heard outstanding responses from those I interviewed with, they said they are going to proceed with an offer and would have it out within ...
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What benefit does an employer derive from hiring employees as salaried nonexempt?

I can see why employers might hire hourly employees - you pay employees for the amount of time they spend working. Straightforward. Likewise, salaried exempt makes sense - you pay employees a fixed ...
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My boss gave me everyone's pay by mistake and mine is lower, how can I increase it? [duplicate]

I found out that a co worker is making 10,000 dollars more than me. My boss handed me a document that had increases for all our employees by mistake. He grabbed in back when he realized it had someone ...
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Being singled out for pay deductions

I work as an online developer for a UK distribution company, and am paid a salary monthly. A few weeks ago I noticed that I was deducted 2.5 hours of pay after being late in to work due to a fatal ...
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Hourly tracking in a salaried position - how to do peaceful protest?

I am a full time salaried employee (ie. my contract states I am payed a fixed annual amount, for minimum number of hours a week) for a medium-sized company, working as the sole tech lead for a major ...
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Raise causes me to lose pay

I recently received a raise at work, but I'm now taking home less pay. This is due to our medical insurance plan. It's tier based and apparently my meager $283 / year increase has now caused me to ...
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What happens when you “run out” of vacation days\PTO [closed]

The concept of a certain amount of paid days is very foreign to me. I'm used to working shift work. The way you would take off is find someone and go, "Hey John, could you take my shift I'll take ...
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What would benefit a company by switching all employees to hourly pay?

The company I worked for recently put all of it's employees (management, corporate, etc) on hourly pay. It used to be that all of the corporate headquarters people were salaried. What potential ...
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What should I provide as my Current CTC (cost to company) to a Company where I am going to work?

I am going to join a new company, so I wanted to give my CTC1 details to them. In my current company I am getting a salary of sum of Basic & Variable pay, where variable pay depends on how many ...
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Late Payment by employer [closed]

I have recently joined an middle -size organisation about 2 months ago. The employer has not yet paid the amount of my first month. The salary cycle is from 25th to 25th of every month, with a week ...
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Does salary negotiation always have to happen based on one's last salary or do they consider one's last highest official package also?

Does salary negotiation always have to happen based on one's last salary or do they consider one's last highest official package also. There could be reasons, why somebody might take a pay cut for ...
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How much hidden costs are there with permanent roles vs contractors?

I work as a contractor in IT, and it works very nicely for me (able to claim laptops, training, home office expenses and offsetting my mortgage with money set aside for tax etc). However recently I ...
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Are there disadvantages of having a higher designation at low salary?

I have a situation at hand. I have a option to get a higher Designation (Senior Software Engineer) but the remuneration being provided is less then whats average in the market for a SSE. My question ...
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How to guarantee commitments made by email appear in a contract?

I got a job offer after a successful interview - I then got an email stating that the pay will start at £30k for one month, due to the company wanting to avoid higher recruiter fees. After 5 months it ...
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How can I avoid making up hours I am taking as PTO? [closed]

I'm a full-time salaried employee for Company A, contracted out to Company B (I am not considered an employee of Company B, though I work in their office). The end of the year is coming, and I have a ...
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My employer is offering a guaranteed payrise in exchange for guaranteed continued employment

I am a full-time employee, and my employer has extended me the offer of a new contract, should I wish to accept it, which offers a guaranteed pay rise, in exchange for an additional clause which ...
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How to deal with employee that I expect will not accept proposed pay rise?

Our annual salary reviews are upcoming and I've been told by my manager that it will be a 2-3% increase across the board with a few additional percent for high performers. I have a member in my team ...
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How does changing an employee from salary to hourly benefit an employer?

I am what the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) considers a "learned professional" and I meet all 3 of the requirements for being exempt (annual salary). For those who don't know, the FLSA sets the ...
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Working without a clock [closed]

I am about to change jobs. In my new job I will be working without logging time worked, and without looking at the clock as my new boss puts it. I will be allowed to work from home, when I desire, and ...
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Can a salaried employee have their pay docked by the hour? [closed]

I work in an IT department in a company where most employees are paid by the hour. I am part of a small number of salaried employees. In recent months, I've had to take some time off for health ...
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How to approach situation where my workplace has me marked as exempt when I should be nonexempt?

I'm a Software Engineer in California, and I am paid salary. As far as I can tell, legally, even while salaried, I would have to earn over 88K to be allowed to be exempt and not be paid overtime. (...
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Is it reasonable to be paid hourly for a normally salaried position?

A company I'm prospecting has many employees who work more than 40 hours per week (from what I've surveyed, the average is 45-55), and very regularly. However, the position that I would be filling is ...
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What are effective methods to push back on salary for a promotion to an exempt position when you have some leverage? [duplicate]

I've been working in my current job for 7 months now, as a call center employee. My title has been "Team Lead". I've spent the majority of that time designing, deploying, and maintaining reports, ...
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How can I bring up an overtime issue after having already accepted the offer?

I've been a part-time employee for 6 months at a small software company that has just signed a bunch of significant contracts over a broader scope than we were prepared. After several failed attempts ...
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How can I become a contractor for a company I already work for full-time?

I am kind of an odd position where I am looking for supplemental income, it isn't that I am not being paid enough, but rather I am trying to better prepare for the future, and prepare for a debt free ...
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Back pay for furlough deductions

My current employer has instituted 5 furlough days for this year (2016). Rather than choosing to not pay employees on the scheduled outage days, they have are deducting a small amount from every ...
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UK - Does my employer have to pay for my work during my notice period?

I recently handed in my notice after accepting a job offer from a competitor for a significant pay rise (although that wasn't my only reason for leaving). The notice period at my current place of ...
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Is salaried income based on hours at all?

I just got my first salaried position, working as an iOS Developer in California. Previously, I had only ever been a contract worker getting paid by the hour, so I'm trying to wrap my head around ...
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No Overtime Pay, But Overload with Work [duplicate]

I would like to ask about overtime pay. Most of the time I receive lots of workload to the point that it is impossible to finish it within a given time. For example, I have a one-week deadline to ...
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What comprises pay package?

In general terms does the pay package for a job also include the vacation time? For example if a company offers you 10 days of paid vacation, do the include the monetary value of those vacation days, ...
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What obstacles are there, from an employer's view, to change contract from hourly to salary and how do I overcome those?

Question: What reasons might my employer have to decline my request for salary, and how can I refute these? Background: I have been with my employer for a little over a year. I am a designer, ...
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Dollar value changing fast and salary doesn't change

US dollar is changing very fast in my country now. I'm working for a foreign company and I get a very satisfactory salary. But my consideration is as the US dollar is fluctuating rapidly, should I ...
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I feel like I'm underpaid, how do I prove it? [duplicate]

I'm in a tough situation, since I'm a UX Designer who has a tech background too. I create prototypes through code which allow them to be as accurate to the real finished product. What I do is rare ...
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Ending contract prematurely due to inconsistent pay

I work in a vibrant startup. I love the culture, I love the environment. But recently the company I'm in ran into a financial problem, and it hit my payroll. At first I just get downpayments to my ...
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Is it commonplace to pay interns a fixed (non-hourly) salary? [closed]

At previous jobs, we have had a small number of interns (compared to the overall engineering staff), and they were all paid hourly. At my current job, however, the engineering staff is 1/3 interns, ...
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International payroll transfer is not arriving after 2 weeks and I don't know what to do

I work remotely for an international company, they always pay me via international wire and it takes between 1 and 2 days to arrive. The latest payment was sent over a couple of weeks ago, my local ...
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Negotiate for higher salary at the end of a contract period

I'm about to start a contract-to-hire position at a new company. During the four-month contract period, I will technically be an employee of the recruiting agency who found me for the position at an ...
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Ineligible for paid holiday [duplicate]

I'am a salaried exempt employee and I gave my 2 weeks notice with a November 24th as a last day. Some plans came up so I requested the 24th off work. My HR manager sent me an email stating that I may ...
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My employer discovered they have been paying me wrong [closed]

The head of payroll at my company just discovered that they have been paying me the incorrect amount for the past few months and that they owe me money. He says that they will issue a check next month ...
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Internship full time vs part time pay differences [closed]

What factors will affect the pay rate for a companies internship based on whether or not you choose to work full time vs part time? For example part time you might make more vs full time you would ...
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Salary Compensation Practices

Currently, I work for a company that gave me a written letter of offer (a few months ago) that stated expressly: You will be eligible to receive the following beginning on your first day: ...
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Salary in foreign currency [closed]

What happens to one's salary when the value of the foreign currency falls against the currency of the country of which one is a citizen of & where one is currently working and permanently reside ...
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How do you replace key employees when you don't have the budget?

I am a project manager in a tech start up and a key colleague is leaving over pay, where I have not been given the budget to properly replace him. Boss wants me to replace an experienced hire with an ...
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W2 vs last pay stub [closed]

I left my last job last year at the end of a month. We were on a monthly pay schedule, getting paid for the previous month of employment. My employer promised me my last check and my W2 (since there ...
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How should I bring up salary after several interviews where the company hasn't provided any information?

I am currently working, but looking to advance my career elsewhere. I began the hiring process, which has been extensive to say the least. After 6 interviews of various types - salary still hasn't ...
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Offered to move from an hourly employee to salaried employee [closed]

My supervisor asked me to convert my compensation from an hourly employee to a salaried one. I am in dilemma if I should accept this or not. I am an IT professional and overseeing a fairly large ...
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Is there a difference in pay between horizontals for the same resource? [closed]

A colleague who was in a core product creation software team in our company is being moved to the software services team (not because of performance issues, but because they saw that she had family ...
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Company withholding part of my final check [closed]

I recently quit my job not seeing eye to eye with my manager. I was paid $300 salary plus an hourly wage twice a month. When I went back today to get my final paycheck they only paid the hourly ...