Won't pay bonus.

Discussion in 'Help & Guides' started by Katlady, Oct 21, 2019.

  1. Katlady

    Katlady Active Turker

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    I got an email back from the inquiry form on the bonus tracker.
    It was for the requester,'Surveys'

    I got a this today, "I have sent an invoice to the researcher and I have not been paid so I cannot send until I have money. You can contact her if you want." But doesn't give me her contact info (johnbrelig as part of his email address reply).

    I thought these were paid in advance. This seems very wrong.

    Edit: The HIT was paid, this seems like a bad faith thing worth contacting Amazon for. That about right?
     
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  2. Randomacts

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    Bonuses are not paid in advance.
     
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  3. Katlady

    Katlady Active Turker

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  4. billy

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    What was the HIT?
     
  5. Katlady

    Katlady Active Turker

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    It was 'Decision About Money' from 'Surveys' (not the Endor one) from 10/8.

    I know it's early days, but it was such a surly letter back from the requester (using the Bonus Tracker's very gentle form letter) I was wowed. Also from the requester, "This was not my study, this is not my money."

    Edit: Oh right though, I was able to dig up the researchers emails. So there's that after another week or two.
     
  6. Katlady

    Katlady Active Turker

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    No, just trying to keep track of things, and got a surly response.

    But I reached out to the researchers, and got paid.
     
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  7. bubbleboy

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    With that kind of response, my next step would be to find the email addresses for the IRB officials (not the generic IRB email address) and cc them. Including the provost or VP for research integrity especially seems to move things along quickly.
     
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  8. Katlady

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    Yep, I did just that. Also included his verbiage.
    Since the glorious thing that is MTS had the study link still up, the informed consent made it easy to get the email addresses for the researchers and IRB info.
     
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  9. billy

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    I was paid for the study and my bonus.