[ US /ˈəndɝˌpeɪmənt/ ]
[ UK /ˌʌndəpˈe‍ɪmənt/ ]
  1. the act of paying less than required
  2. a payment smaller than needed or expected
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How To Use underpayment In A Sentence

  • With a late tax return showing a tax underpayment, the mailbox rule is inapplicable.
  • With an offset, you can also make underpayments and take payment holidays.
  • In this study the authors propose that norms of fairness are salient to top decision makers and show that over- or underpayment of the CEO cascades down to lower organizational levels.
  • Similarly, and underpayment of salary in lieu of notice would constitute a wrongful termination and have the same effect.
  • Some even allow you to make overpayments, underpayments or to take payment holidays.
  • The state calculated the amount of purposeful underpayment by Chevron to be $13.5 million over the thirteen years and the jury agreed.
  • There is a long and ugly history of underpayments on their part as well.
  • Workers can recover underpayments at an employment tribunal or the county court.
  • The deals also allow overpayments and underpayments, which can be helpful around holiday times, or at periods of illness or maternity leave.
  • Underpayment has always been a great incentive to dishonesty, and in 1848 we have Punch's assurance that the postmen were the worst paid of all Government employees. Mr. Punch`s history of modern England, Volume I -- 1841-1857
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