wage scale

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a schedule of wages paid for different jobs

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Parliament in a second legislative session endorsed a series of proposed taxes that could secure additional revenues of around 2.2 percent of GDP to finance the new wage scale.
Banks across the country held a one-day strike earlier this month to let the government know it would not accept a proposal to fund the wage scale by adding a mere 2% tax on profits on their interest revenues.
"I am disappointed with the people who manage Town Hall employees,'' he said, adding that non-union Town Hall employees are not looking at any salary increases because of the lack of urgency in getting the salary wage scale done.
19 as part of public sector action to pressure the government to refer a new wage scale to parliament.
Supporters of the right-to-work movement disagree, saying that freeing employers of wage scale restrictions will lead to more jobs.
"Despite an existence of legislation and a wage scale system that excludes discrimination, the wage discrepancy between men and women in Cyprus' semi-governmental sector is something that needs to be addressed" Charalambous said.
The MMA and Local 1212 said that this would produce an unfair wage scale and, according to Justice Schlesinger, "The comptroller's prevailing wage schedule risks producing inconsistent and, arguably, absurd results."
The unified wage scale is built upon distribution principle and does not have incentives for professional development and good performance of workers.
He identifies two major causal mechanisms for this: first, tax progression eats up wage increases on the margin, causing unions to oppose it, and second, tax progression at the lower end of the wage scale makes job competition fiercer, putting workers with slightly higher wages under pressure and also causing trade unions that represent medium-skilled workers to oppose it.
Under Alex McLeish, we embarked on a period of paying uncontrolled wage rates we have taken years to recover from, so much so we are now resigned to seeing our stars leave because we won't pay anything beyond our strict wage scale.
That misguided philosophy worked well when U.A.W./Big 3 negotiations established the national wage scale. But, the outcry about globalization has overcome the wage-level protection heretofore provided by the union through the entry of the powerful Chinese boogey-man--A boogey-man that has taken the wage-scale game out of the hands of the Americans.
One of the challenges facing the government is to improve the living standards of the Shiite Muslim population that has traditionally been trapped at the low end of the wage scale. In order to improve the plight of that group, the government will engage in publicly funded housing and infrastructure upgrades.
"The reality is that there's a persistent and extensive gap between earnings at the low end of the wage scale and basic housing costs," says Sheila Crowley, executive director of NLIHC.