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Record 1 2008-09-04

English

Subject field(s)
  • Remuneration (Personnel Management)
DEF

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.

OBS

retroactive pay: Term officialized by Treasury Board Secretariat.

Key term(s)
  • backwage payment

French

Domaine(s)
  • Rémunération (Gestion du personnel)
DEF

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

OBS

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.

OBS

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

Spanish

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