What is Back pay?

Back pay is past wages and benefits, including bonus, overtime, etc., to which an employee is entitled either because of a retroactive increase or they are dismissed before the intended last pay date. Back pay can be court ordered; for example, if an employer unlawfully fires an employee, the employee may be due back wages for the time he/she was not allowed to work.

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