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Wage

Meanings and phrases

wage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. something that remunerates; pay; earnings; remuneration; salary

wage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns); engage

living wage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wage sufficient for a worker and family to subsist comfortably
E.g.
  • regardless of the law, the men must have a living wage."
  • Joe's wife Edna urges him to lead a strike and demand a living wage.
  • Large segments of the black majority population were unemployed or did not earn a living wage.

minimum wage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the lowest wage that an employer is allowed to pay; determined by contract or by law
E.g.
  • setting a minimum wage), fairness of dismissals (e.g.
  • The new minimum wage will take effect from January 1.
  • Schiff believes that there should be no minimum wage.

wage claim

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the wage demanded from management for workers by their union representatives; pay claim

wage concession

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an agreement to raise wages

wage earner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who earn wages in return for their labor; earner

wage floor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. floor below which wages are not allowed to fall

wage freeze

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a freeze of wages at a given level

wage hike

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the amount a salary is increased; raise; rise; hike; wage increase; salary increase

wage increase

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the amount a salary is increased; raise; rise; wage hike; hike; salary increase
E.g.
  • Many scholars, however, welcomed and endorsed the minimum wage increase.
  • Almskog had also received a NOK 600,000 wage increase shortly before leaving.
  • If the minimum wage increase is the policy priority, shortening the operating hours will be a policy to compensate.

wage scale

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a schedule of wages paid for different jobs; wage schedule

wage schedule

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a schedule of wages paid for different jobs; wage scale

wage setter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any economic condition or variable that serves to set wage rates

wage war

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was convinced by Krishna to wage war.
  • Players can wage war on one another or form diplomatic relationships.
  • 1088 on, he used his base at Smyrna to wage war against the Byzantines.

wage increases

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The effectiveness and feasibility of minimum wage increases are greatly debated topics.
  • However, there are endless discussions over minimum wage laws and minimum wage increases.
  • Inequalities in wage increases between ethnic German and ethnic Czech workers angered the Czech working class.

weekly wage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • whole sale and retail trades, the weekly wage is lower by half of that in the public sector.
  • In general, the average weekly wage in the private sector is, in many instances, higher than that of the public sector.
  • However, the move did not take place because Crouch did not sign for QPR and Bentley's weekly wage of £50,000 was deemed too high.

wage war against

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 1088 on, he used his base at Smyrna to wage war against the Byzantines.
  • In the novel, vodou is used both to protect the slaves and to wage war against the slave owners.
  • Unlike other progressives, Croly did not want the government to wage war against large corporations.
E.g.
  • In general, the average weekly wage in the private sector is, in many instances, higher than that of the public sector.
  • In 2014 the median household income in Alberta was $100,000 with the average weekly wage at $1,163—23 per cent higher than the Canadian national average.
  • Although the average weekly wage during the war was increased by between 8–12 per cent, it was not enough to keep up with inflation and as a result there was considerable discontent amongst workers, to the extent that industrial action followed.

wage gap

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A prime example of this is the wage gap.
  • For 1940 his estimates of the gender wage gap range between 47% and 53%.
  • By 1958 the situation seemed to improve and the wage gap declined to 39.5%.

wage earners

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The platform did not appeal to the more urban areas of the country where wage earners were working industrial jobs.
  • It is based on the percentage increase in the consumer price index for urban wage earners and clerical workers (CPI-W)".
  • Because AIDS affects mainly those who are sexually active, AIDS-related deaths are often people who are their family's primary wage earners.

wage rates

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • But when wage rates rise above subsistence population increases.
  • Chapter 19 discusses the question of whether wage rates contribute to unemployment.
  • This has led to increase in wage rates and laborers from other adjoining villages viz.

wage bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • When the minister of employment and labor receives the minimum wage bill, it shall notify it.
  • The increase in consumption linked to growth of the wage bill also supported economic growth.
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