Syft, the flexible staffing platform, will be giving their workers half a fortnight's worth of wages in arrears following payment issues where a paycheck was either inaccurate or simply not received at all.
Workers were previously paid weekly for the week they had just worked.
The payment issues came to light in a recent email sent to Recruiter. A part-time worker on the platform complained of not being paid properly. Within the email was an attachment with a message from Syft founder and CEO Jack Beaman in which he acknowledged the following issues:
When contacted by Recruiter, Beaman revealed these issues first arose in May, as the summer event season began in earnest and Syft started supplying larger numbers of worker to clients. The sheer volume of temporary workers resulted in clients being unable to process timesheets to meet Syft’s weekly deadline. This stemmed from some clients using an alternative timesheet processing system to Syft’s system.
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