wage freeze

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a freeze of wages at a given level

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Patriotic Front may undergo a lot of political harm from their wage freeze that they imposed, said Mwaba.
The trade union has threatened to embark on demonstrations, with the first one targeted outside the country's parliament building aimed at forcing lawmakers not to pass the 2015 budget unless the wage freeze was lifted.
In their Christmas message, Unison spoke up for public sector staff who have been left reeling from a string of wage freezes and pension tax cuts.
The Australian Workers Union (AWU), which represents the workers, said that it had been engaged in two days of talks at the Industrial Relations Commission to try and reach an agreement on a pay rise for maintenance workers, but that negotiations broke down because Qantas insists on implementing an 18-month wage freeze, The Associated Press reported.
Garcetti noted that all three have been working ``out of class'' having been promoted previously but not enjoying any increases because of a county wage freeze.
But coalition ministers have decided that hitting NHS staff with a two-year wage freeze is not enough.
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development said that its research had found public sector employees were more pessimistic about pay, with about half of them predicting they would have a wage freeze.
One in 10 will lose their jobs inside four years and a two-year wage freeze is imminent for those who stay on.
But the pressure to keep a lid on public sector pay will be stronger, with many workers facing a wage freeze, said Stuart Hyland of the Hay Group.
THERE WAS no way bosses of unions representing the privileged public sector workers would have ignored Finance Minister, Charilaos Stavrakis' suggestion of a wage freeze.
The plan suggested by the Labour Relations Commission (LRC) proposes a wage freeze at the carrier until April 2003 and a reduction in overtime pay from double-time to time-and-three-quarters.
STAFF at IT giant Fujitsu are fuming after boss Roger Gilbert's salary doubled in a wage freeze.
THE storm of criticism over the Employers and Industrialists Federation's (OEV) proposal for a two-year wage freeze was "unnecessary fuss" caused by a "misunderstanding", OEV President Andreas Pittas said yesterday.
The AMWU and AWU have rejected the airline's proposal for a 12-18 month wage freeze and an incentive payment for all staff, whereas all other unions, which represent 91% of the airline's total work force, have approved the proposal in principle, Qantas said.