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Her attitude was all wrong as she isnt peoples person there is a very hight turn over with the staff I have 2 wee girls 5 and 4 my wee one has downs and the wife wasnt well and I had to take the day off I phned them and told them when I phned to go back to work she say I had to go in on the friday then she proceed to say that I dont emply ur wife and what would she do if she was a singel parent
Hi sorry I was offline by the time you had replied. Are you owed money for work you have already completed?
She has said that I am only due 15 hr and I dun 40 and she has still got ma p45
So as far as you are aware how many hours are you owed for?
40 hr thats what we get paid for and I worked wed thur fri satu sun 5 days
And she says that she has been at acas
This potentially amounts to an unlawful deduction from wages, which is made illegal under the Employment Rights Act 1996.
Under law, an employer can only make deductions from, or withhold an employee’s wages in the following circumstances:
If none of the above exemptions apply, the deductions will most likely be unlawful. This also includes you leaving without serving your notice period – it would not automatically entitle the employer to deduct your pay to cover your notice period and all they can do is make a separate claim for you but only if they have actually suffered genuine losses.
In order to try and resolve this, the employer should be contacted in writing, advised that this is being treated as unlawful deduction of wages and ask them to pay back the money within 7 days. Advise them that if they fail to pay the money that is owed, legal proceedings could follow.
If the employer does not return the money as requested, the following options are available:
Hopefully by warning the employer you are aware of your rights and are not going to hesitate taking further action they will be prompted to reconsider their position and work towards resolving this.
Thanks for ur help hopefuly it dosent go anyfurthere
I hope so too, all the best