Overworked and underpaid: How do I ask to be fairly compensated? — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
Question: “I am the administrative assistant to the vice president. I have been
with the company four years and recently had a wonderful annual review;
however, the pay increase was not so wonderful. I have researched the
local job service office, and according to its web site, I should be
making about $3.55 more per hour for my position and experience.
That’s more than $7,000 annually. How do I approach my employer and
let it know I am not being compensated fairly? I have been underpaid
since I began working for the company and my workload continues to
increase.” — Administrative Assistant to VP
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