Miscellaneous

# Why is the new employee getting paid more than I am?

## Why is the new employee getting paid more than I am?

When I pointed out the salary discrepancy between my salary and the new employee I was told that it had been difficult to fill the position and my boss had to meet this person’s requirements in order to fill the position. In that case I said I would be giving notice.

## How do you pay a new employee when they start?

Salary divided by 12 (months in the year) and the divided by number of days in the month they start work with you – you will then pay them for the number of calendar days they have worked for you e.g. if they started work on 10 th January, they should be paid for 22 days

How do you calculate salary for new employee?

Salary divided by 12 (months in the year) and then divided by the number of working days in the month – you will pay them for the number of days they have worked e.g. if your employee works Monday to Friday, and started work on the 11 th of January 2016 you would pay them for 15 days

How much is the new person at work getting paid?

Bea wrote in with the following story: I work at a small office and we have lost two employees this year….one left for more salary and benefits and another because they were moving out of state. While I was training one of the new replacements she mentioned her salary, which was \$2 an hour more than my own.

### Is the new person at work getting paid more than I am?

This new worker is getting \$2 an hour more than the experienced one. When the experienced worker requested a raise, the boss essentially said no and justified the high pay for the new worker by saying the position was hard to fill.

### Do you pay hourly employees or salaried employees?

Depending on the state you operate in, hourly employees are typically required to be paid time and a half for any time they work beyond 40 hours in a week. You can pay hourly workers at the same frequency you pay salaried workers, but their paychecks will fluctuate based on the exact number of hours they work. Pros of hourly employees

When does the salary of an employee change?

Once a person is on a fixed salary, that number won’t change, no matter what the employee is asked to do or how many hours he or she spends doing it. The only time the payroll number will change is when an employee gets a pay increase. That means that the employer gets the team’s additional work for free.

When is an employer not required to pay full salary?

Also, an employer is not required to pay the full salary in the initial or terminal week of employment, or for weeks in which an exempt employee takes unpaid leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

#### When does an employer have to pay an employee?

A person with the wage of more than one thousand shall be paid before the expiry of the tenth day. If the employee is terminated by the employer the wages earned by him shall be paid before the expiry of the second working day from the day his employment is terminated. What steps can be taken by employee:

#### How can I find out how much I underpaid my employee?

Calculate how much the employee should have been paid in total during the underpayment period. Calculate this based on the employee’s pay rate, the number of hours the employee worked and when. Our Pay and Conditions Tool can help to make these calculations.

What should you do if you accidentally pay an employee too much?

If you’ve accidentally slipped an extra tenner into an employee’s pay packet, you’re within your rights to simply pay that person £10 less the next time you pay them. Here are the steps you should follow if you notice you’ve accidentally paid an employee too much:

How can I find out when my employer paid me?

Large corporation always create fairly detailed pay statements, although they may only be available online. These checks or statements clearly state the “pay period”, i.e. the dates of work for which you are being compensated. Carefully check this date.

## Why is my former employer still paying me?

The money you just received was most likely for your last week or two of work. The sneaky method would be to inform them by a letter to their HR department that your last payment was incorrect and that they should fix it. With just the right amount of indignation that they feel accused of underpaying you.

When I pointed out the salary discrepancy between my salary and the new employee I was told that it had been difficult to fill the position and my boss had to meet this person’s requirements in order to fill the position. In that case I said I would be giving notice.

## When do I get my first paycheck from my former employer?

If the payment was made in error, they will likely want that money back, but they will also determine the amount of the overpayment. If it’s just one paycheck, you shouldn’t worry. When you started, you probably didn’t receive your first paycheck until having worked there for three or four weeks, so this is just balancing that out.