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EK Monthly Salary-Slave labour-No Pay Today! Merged

Old 26th Aug 2008, 19:04
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Slave labour-No Pay Today!

It's always been the slave (read sub-continent) labour who doesn't get paid on time....now I called up my bank because of no salary transfer and the man I spoke to told me that they are inundated with calls about no pay into their accounts. Is this the new way forward?
I have always worked for airlines who were good payers. Usually in my account by the time I woke up on pay day. Emirates has always been late in the day to pay on the 26th but never by this time.
I understand the sub labourers are used to it but is this the new face of EK?
I may be over reacting but this is, in 20+ yrs of aviation, the first time I have been paid late (& so many others too!)
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Old 26th Aug 2008, 19:11
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in my account since 1438... good old sms system... even checked as had sum bills to pay...must be yr bank mate! holding it for there few shekels....always happens with inward tx I find!
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Old 27th Aug 2008, 02:31
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EK Monthly Salary-Slave labour-No Pay Today! Merged

Is it just me or is our salary hitting the bank later and later??

The salary used to reach the bank at @ 2pm on the 26th. Since May this has become later and later. It is now 6.30 am on the 27th and I still havent been paid.

Anyone else???
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Old 27th Aug 2008, 02:58
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its the beginning of the end, emirates cant pay the salaries anymore, they got severely hit by the fuel crisis.
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Old 27th Aug 2008, 03:17
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Usually by 2pm on the 27th
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Old 27th Aug 2008, 03:29
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Yesterday 26th on time - HSBC

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Old 27th Aug 2008, 03:45
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What bank?

For those that had it show up on time, name of bank if you don't mind, as I'll be needing to set up shop soon. If the name of the bank is too much to ask, I'll settle with card #'s, exp. dates, and mother's maiden name
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Old 27th Aug 2008, 05:21
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mine was on time - HSBC
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Old 27th Aug 2008, 07:34
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Its not EK its the banks! Been through my fair share of jobs and 99% of the time its the banks!
 
Old 27th Aug 2008, 08:25
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It is there now....

....Mashreq recently moved their HQ and there was a small IT wobble.

Perhaps a little perspective is in order as I have received almost 200 pay checks from Emirates, all exactly on time and all exactly the correct amount I was owed.

With this one being 24 hours 'late' I think the resulting response here and on the yahoo group show that a few of us are wound just a shade too tight....
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Old 27th Aug 2008, 11:02
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How freaking desperate is your financial situation if you can,t handle a 24 hour delay
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Old 27th Aug 2008, 17:21
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Yeah bob - I'd say you were OVER REACTING somewhat!!! Usually a simple explanation if you keep your wig on

Bank problem.....
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