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BACK PAY [1 record]

Record 1 2008-09-04


Subject field(s)
  • Remuneration (Personnel Management)

Delayed payment of part of the wages earned during a particular period, the delay being caused by negotiated wage increases dating back earlier than the date they were agreed upon.


retroactive pay: Term officialized by Treasury Board Secretariat.

Key term(s)
  • backwage payment


  • Rémunération (Gestion du personnel)

Paiement d'un montant de salaire relatif à une période antérieure qui devient dû par suite d'une augmentation rétroactive du niveau de rémunération.


Au Canada, dans le langage courant, on emploie parfois l'expression rétroactivité pour désigner une augmentation rétroactive de salaire et, par extension, le versement de celle-ci au salarié.


salaire rétroactif : Terme uniformisé par le Secrétariat du Conseil du Trésor.


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Remuneración (Gestión del personal)
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