Posted by: Kay | 2010/04/27

Liquidation - outstanding leave pay

The company i work for was liquidated a while ago. We were told someone offered to buy our branch as a going concern so we get to keep our jobs and things carry on as normal. The problem is that i am owed a lot of monye for leave pay due but the liquidator said the " valuation"  agreement between the company and new buyer will determine monies owed and other employee status issues and leave pay is not covered! surely an employee has a right to monies owed and there is no restriction on it, how can a company sign away rights that has already accrued? Do I have a remedy here?

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You need to contact the liquidator to find out if there is any remedy.

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Posted by: Boetie | 2010/05/01

This don''t sound right to me. Something sounds fishy. As far as I know employees should be entitled to ALL monies owed to them. Contact your nearest branch of the dept. of labour, they are usually quite sharp on these matters.

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