Due to non payment by customers we are experiencing cash flow shortfalls. Can we with hold an employee's wages by 50% subject to the unpaid amount being owed to them?
we have asked that staff take reduced hours (working 3 days instead of 5). This has been turned down by one staff member. Our problems relate to full order book but no cash flow from previous months trading.
Can we with hold an employee's wages by 50% subject to the unpaid amount being owed to them? You can, but if the employee makes a complaint to Fair Work Australia, then you can potentially be fined for doing so.If you're satisfied with the results of your question, then I'll ask you to please provide positive feedback so that I will get credit for the time spent on your question.
I did my law degree at the University of Queensland
What are the steps to take in implementing such an action.Is the employee entitled to receive interest on the unpaid amount.We would paye PAYG and super on the full amount as due.Thank you
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