Employee Can Keep $27,000 Overpayment, Court Says

David Schepp
overpaid woman keeps money
overpaid woman keeps money

Workers who get overpaid because of an accounting error usually find they have to pay the money back.

But in Australia, a court has ruled that an employee of a recruiting company can keep about $27,000 paid to her in error because the overpayment prevented her from getting unemployment payments.