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The drivers of this bus company received a GOVT pay rise starting on July1 2015. I left the company 26 August 2016. The drivers got their rise and it was back payed to 2015. When I approached the area manager about my back pay he said, Because I was not part of staff when the company registered their Enterprise Bargain Agreement I was not entitled to the money. My question is why were the drivers back payed to July 2015 when I was part of staff
the way I see it I am entitled to the rise until 26 August 2016. Please advise me as to if I have a legal right or not.
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Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 3 months ago

Based on the facts that you have raised, you are entitle to be back paid to 2015 when you were working for the company, The only way to raise this claim is to bring the matter into the Federal Circuit Court for unpaid wages.

This process you can run by yourself but it is recommended that you seek the assistance of a lawyer for the statement if claim.

To start the action with the court you need to use the initiating application form, m which you can get off the courts website, forms section.

You have legal rights to protect yourself in this matter.

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