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Paid by the hour, but expected to complete a quota

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simonp View Drop Down
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  Quote simonp Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: Paid by the hour, but expected to complete a quota
    Posted: 17/May/2018 at 20:35
I'm employed in the health sector, and paid an hourly rate for a fixed number of hours per day. My colleagues and I are expected to complete a set quota of service provisions regardless of how long each takes us. If we have not completed the quota, we are expected to stay back unpaid to complete the work.
My question is whether it is legal for my employer to set a piece-work quota, but only pay an hourly rate. We don't get a bonus if we complete more than our quota, just are expected to work unpaid overtime if we don't

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  Quote citizen-joe Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17/May/2018 at 22:26
Talk to Fairwork Australia.

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