The stupidest payroll error. Anyone ever seen this?
Im researching a payroll error and can't find another instance of this occurrence:
Have you ever heard of a payroll error that underpaid EE 4 weeks a year? Hourly rate converted to a weekly/monthly.
Calculation used: Weekly hours 10 and hourly rate $10 = $100 x 4 weeks/month = $400 monthly x 12 = $4800 (paid $200 twice a month)
-2 semi paychecks
Or shorted a Kodak month (28 day month, 13 months)?
Or only being paid 1st 28 days of month?
Is there a term for this specific error or type of error? Or a conversion term?
I'd like to find actual documented examples of this error in wage & labor terms and having no luck. FWW resembles the intent and similar errors can be made but this particular error seems rare. It sounds impossibly stupid to anyone that knows payroll and a difficult error to be made if you're doing what you should.
Any terms for schedules, conversions or any guidance to help me find another instance would be much appreciated.