Union Scale

Union Scale

A minimum wage guaranteed by a union contract. The union scale may vary by the type of job performed, but all union members working a covered job must be paid the scale.
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He described an organization where members were enrolled without their knowledge by employers, who simply began deducting the men's dues, and never informed them about what constituted the union scale.
The shirts refer to the actions of the Post two years ago when Pulitzer took jobs away from the circulation department, moving them' into a subsidiary of Pulitzer, the Post's parent company, so management could pay them below union scale.
In the end, many workers took home more than they would have working at union scale.
A thrifty hotel housekeeper on union scale can buy a single-family home in a region where the median housing sale price is only $119,000.
The union scale is about pounds 70 a day for Bill, compared to pounds 50 for those who aren't in Equity.
Before long, Times Square will be as clean as Jiminy Cricket's conscience: no lap dances, no homeless teenagers, no union scale, no plays with complex visions.
Long the domain of voice actors who made a healthy living toiling anonymously for union scale, voice-overs have become an easy way for name performers to collect large paychecks while the products presumably benefit from their reflected starlight.
It was possible for wage earners to support their families with the paychecks from one good-paying job, particularly if the pay was union scale.
Even at half union scale, they were inordinately happy to be working there, and their happiness filled me with a sullen rage which lasted all the way home to Manhattan.
And categories do overlap, Cheryal Kearney of Los Angeles schedules her residential design projects around her work as a set decorator on such films as Coming to America and The Addams Family, plum assignments where union scale starts at $1,300 a week.
Specifically, mean responses to the items comprising the union scale were computed and compared with similar items on the three scales representing the codetermination structure--worker councils, labor directors, and worker representatives on corporate boards.
Prevailing wages are generally expressed as a per-hour wage and per-hour cash equivalent value of benefits, and are often based on a union scale.
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