back wages
Wages earned in the past but not yet paid.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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  • back*/*/*/ — [bæk] adv I 1) returning to a place or position Put those CDs back where you found them.[/ex] Can we go back to what we were talking about earlier?[/ex] 2) returning to an earlier state or condition We re hoping things will be back to normal… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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  • back-load — /bak lohd /, v.t. to defer to a later date, as wages, benefits, or costs: The union agreed to back load pay raises. Cf. front load. * * * …   Universalium

  • back payment — noun An overdue payment from an debtor to an creditor on money owed. The employer payed a back payment to his employee on his wages from 3 months earlier …   Wiktionary

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