Are you an employer?
Complaints can be made by employees in respect of pay to the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC).
Here are 12 you should be aware of, with the relevant legislation underneath:
- I do not receive the National Minimum rate of pay
Section 14 of the National Minimum Wage Act, 2000 is the relevant law.
- I am not given compensation for working on a Sunday
- I do not get a payslip
- My payslip does not show the gross wages payable and/or the amount of any deductions.
- My employer has made an unlawful deduction from my wages.
- My employer has not paid me or has paid me less than the amount due to me.
- My employer pays me by a method other than that legally prescribed.
- My employer is not keeping statutory employment records.
A wide range of employment legislation provides for this eg Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997.
- I did not receive my paid holiday/annual leave entitlement.
- I have not received my Public Holiday entitlements.
11. I did not receive the appropriate payment in lieu of notice of termination of my
- I did not receive a statement of my average hourly rate of pay.
In addition to going to the WRC with a complaint an employee can always go to the Civil Courts and sue for breach of contract, depending on the circumstances.