Some Google employees found that their entire first paychecks of the year were sent to their retirement accounts due to a technical error, Businesshala — in the latest high-profile payroll mistake — which one employee dubbed “Pepocalypse 2022.”
In a notice on its internal HR site, Google apologized to employees and assured them the error would be fixed by Monday, Businesshala Reported – Company did not respond to requests Businesshala to confirm the incident.
Snafu follows a November incident at Baton Rouge’s Southern University in which employees were left with overdraft notices after their pay was accidentally withheld, WBRZ-TV Reported,
Payroll errors don’t always reduce paychecks—in December, some Connecticut state employees were informed they would receive triple pay, although the error was soon corrected, Connecticut Insider Reported,
In October, PBS Reported that many US State Department employees, including some serving overseas in dangerous locations, were paid less than tens of thousands of dollars due to technical errors, while a Foreign Service officer received nearly $10,000 unqualified hardship pay. was informed to do so.
More than $3.5 million was paid to New York City EMS employees between March and August, when bonuses for 20 employees were mistakenly awarded to all 3,590 employees, EMS1 Reported,