Tesco | Retailer asks redundant staff to pay back wages

Retailer asks redundant staff to pay back wages

One of Britain’s biggest grocery and general retailers, Tesco, has provoked a row with former staff after admitting it “over and underpaid” people throughout their time there.

Tesco, whose net income was in excess of £1.2billion last year, has demanded that the overpaid staff give back accidental pay if it’s over £500. A Tesco spokesperson has said this “administrative error” was the company’s fault, but irrespective of this it is clear the international mega-retailer wants to show that keeping the overpayment is a precedent they don’t want to set.

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