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National Wage

The average amount that a person makes per hour. A national wage may be considered as a whole or it may be broken down by occupation. For example, one may discuss the national wage for construction workers in the United States. See also: National salary.
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Baldoz said the DOLE, through the National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC) and the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Boards (RTWPBs), continues to support the transition of the country to a green economy through its regular programs, such as provision of training to MSMEs to mainstream a culture of productivity and quality at the workplace.
The Ministry of Labor and the National Wages Committee has approved a 14% increase in the legal minimum wage for hotels, bar, casino and restaurant staff, reports DR1 Daily News (Aug.
Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humdaidan, stated that the Ministry of Labor has successfully implemented the National Wages and Salaries Improvement Project for Bahraini Workforce in compliance with the directives of the wise leadership and also in compliance with cabinet (i.
But to the fury of teaching unions he said schools will have "much greater freedom" to "set pay in line with performance" meaning the end of the current national wages framework.
Hairdressing was always seen as a low paid job but it's above national wages now," said Alan, who runs the business with his wife and business partner, Karen Storr-Simpson.
CAIRO: Egypt's National Wages Council approved earlier this week a LE 700 minimum wage for private sector employees, effective January 2012, state media reported.
Other Alaska occupations earning significantly above national wages are those within the construction, transport and installation/repair industries.
The workers have been locked out due to an ongoing dispute between the employers and the Finnish paper workers union over the employers attempts to pull out of the national wages agreement.
IBEC reckon the looming 14 per cent rise in the cost of electricity could even prompt some of its members to invoke the inabilty to pay clause of the Programme for Prosperity and Fairness, the current national wages agreement.
They show that as familiarity increases: the effect of relative national labor supplies on relative national wages declines; the elasticity of domestic labor demand increases; and the extent of "pass-through" of trade tax changes to home wages increases.
The Irish inflation figure is currently running at well over twice the European average and trade unions are demanding the re-assessment of a three-year national wages agreement hammered out by the Government and both sides of industry earlier this year.

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