Wage Scale


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Wage Scale

The range of wages paid to employees in a certain company, organization, or locality. The relevant authority often publishes a wage scale so current and potential employees know how much they may be paid for performing certain jobs.
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The Offeror shall demonstrate by a statement that the wages and working conditions for those who contribute to the performance of the contract, not in conflict with collective agreements, wage scale or normal for the occupation in Norway.
Sources from Hariri's office also described the atmosphere of the meeting as "positive" and said Hariri was looking to pass the wage scale and free thousands of students from the burden of uncertainty.
On July 24, IKEA's proposal replaced the two-tier wage scale with a wage system that would tie wage increases to subjective, company-controlled measures that were not related to the actual work performed by the IKEA employees, such as sales goals and productivity.
The study clearly shoots down the misconception within society that the existence of a wage scale framework in the state and semi state sectors has addressed discrimination" Charalambous said.
The vastly different wage scale sparked major debate in a time where municipalities and union workers are re-examining their relationships nationwide.
It is the people further down the wage scale whose jobs are at risk, the services they deliver and the impact on the wider regional economy which are far more pressing issues.
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.
What happens when someone on the lower wage scale cannot afford this increase in road vehicle tax but needs his/her car to get to and from their workplace, where there are no public transport facilities available?
The unified wage scale is built upon distribution principle and does not have incentives for professional development and good performance of workers.
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.
Student interest in this case should be high because the wage scale under scrutiny (which focuses more on class standing than work performance) is commonly used in many schools.
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.