Legally employment contracts must state the type of pay an employee will be paid.
A wage refers to the amount of money that is paid to an employee from one pay period to the next which may vary depending on the hours worked.
A salary refers to a fixed amount of pay regardless of the number of hours worked.
This article covers what employers need to know about employing staff on a salary and the employee's rights as a salary earner.
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