Employee Entitlements and Benefits – Are you aware that you have not been paid your correct entitlements? Even if you have already left the employment, this can be remedied.
Incorrect payments can arise from changes to the relevant Award governing your employment (such as the rate of pay, allowances or overtime) not being implemented. It may be the payment of annual leave accrued during the employment, or it may be Long Service Leave or pro-rata Long Service Leave.
In this case.
It was in Brett’s employment contract that if he met certain performance indicators, he would receive a quarterly bonus.
Brett worked hard, putting in extra hours to meet and exceed his targets. The bonus never came.
After attempts to claim the amount failed, Brett sought professional advice.
Having established that Brett was entitled to this performance pay and the employer was withholding his entitlement, the matter was swiftly rectified.
If you are frustrated and being fobbed off, talk to us. Often simply the intervention of an industrial agent is all it takes for a remedy, without going to a hearing or tribunal.