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Promised pay rise following probationary period but the letter was "outdated". Minimum wages issues.


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I recieved a letter back in October 2011 stating I had been successful in my job application and interview, this letter also stated my starting wage would be £5.80 and that following a successful probationary period of 440 hours my pay would increase to £6 per hour.

 

As NMW is £6.08 I rang up the employer to question this hourly rate and was told it should have stated £6.08, the letter just hadnt been updated following the increase in the NMW (£5.80 was NMW in 2009)

 

I have now worked 1100 hours passing my probationary period months ago (approx feb/march 2012) still with no wage increase

 

Last week I spoke to the lady in charge of wages & was told I will not see a wage increase as the original letter I recieved was "outdated" and I should not have received it. Apparently people in my role used to be paid above NMW but this has since changed.

 

I am the ONLY person in my role (there are 5 others) on NMW and want to know if I have a leg to stand on taking this further?

 

I know its "only 20p an hour" but I took a £1.50p/hr pay cut for this job. I am working 32-40 hrs per week & am a "mature student" in full time education studying for a degree along side. I need every penny I can get!!!

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Exactly what rate of pay are you receiving?

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Hello there.

 

I think it was right to post here rather than the employment forum, because you have a NMW problem. I'll amend your thread title to see if you get more replies, but if you don't, we can look at moving you to the other forum. :)

 

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