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Currently work in a stupid “Covid” job and am having trouble with pay. This team Im on takes an extra week to pay its members so we are paid every three weeks rather than two. I can’t live like this because I have loans to pay from school and don’t have any money for myself so I’m living paycheck to paycheck sadly…… but am not sure who to talk to. What should I do?

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So you get paid every OTHER week, if a pay period is two weeks. It's standard to see a week lag between end of the pay period and payday. Week 1: work Week 2: work, end of pay period 1 Week 3: work, paid for period 1 Week 4: work, end of pay period 2 Week 5: work, paid for period 2 ... Etc. Paid the week after a biweekly period ends. Your problem isn't the week delay (which again, is the case in almost every job) -- you need more cash flow. Consider applying elsewhere.


Wait, shouldn't you be paid every 2 weeks but off cycle from the week the period ends? Or is the pay period 3 weeks? Don't see the logic here

It takes them an extra week to process since, my manager submits the work on Monday and because it is submitted on the following Monday, it doesn’t go to our accounts until that third week Friday… I know pretty fucked up

We use ADP so this manager has to sign off on time checks.

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