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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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Moreover, wage scales do not necessarily need to be adjusted unless needed to attract professional staff with special skills or advanced training.
And there was no appreciable decline in wage scales.
Caterpillar, Deere and a number of auto suppliers have UAW contracts with a range of more favorable terms, from tight limitations on retiree health care, two-tier wage scales, etc.
Collaboratively, the teams worked creatively to design new wage scales and methodology for crediting nurses for years of experience as an RN.
Of that, around e1/4450,000 were paid to EAC employees who are on very high wage scales (A13) -- an increase of some e1/452,000 from 2008.
New wage scales to allegedly "replace 30 years of pay inequalities" were agreed by the city's Cabinet in secret earlier this month.
There will be three different wage scales," he said.
Those wage scales are still far below what the city of Los Angeles pays, with senior clerks and typists earning an average of $44,520 annually, according to the state.
Such an increase is different from automatic annual pay raises under seniority-based wage scales.
The new contract, which covers about 1,000 workers, is effective 10 January 2000 and includes wage and benefit increases, enhancements to the 401(k) plan and the consolidation of four wage scales into one.
So it is expected that the varying wage scales for new hires and vacation workers will become a significant part of the bargaining.
Yet, as he notes elsewhere, both the national platform and the local leadership in the Isere supported uniform and equal wage scales so that husbands could support their families and women would return to their "proper" place in the home.