National Wage

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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The slash was meant to reduce the national wage bill.
Federal Greens MP, Adam Brant, said that there is no reason for bank executives to earn more than 10 times the average national wage.
Prior to the contract, the Vietnam National Wage Council has appropriated a minimum monthly wage for 2018 as 2,760,000~3,980,000 VND (approx.
This is a much bigger gap than the national wage gap, with full-time working women in Utah earning 70 percent of male earnings, compared with 79 percent nationally.
Other governments have maintained that the minimum wage should be at 50 per cent of the average national wage, he explained, adding that according to data from the ministry of finance in 2014 the average national wage in Cyprus was e1/41,400 a month, and based on this the minimum wage should be reduced to e1/4700.
Almost three months into the lifetime of this administration it appears that Government has yet to provide guidance to the Low workers who national wage Pay Commission as to how this target is to be reached over the next five years.
CARPENTRY $45,590 Average National Wage 24% Growth Estimated by 2022
The amount of money she is being paid for two and a half weeks' work is equivalent to someone working five days a week on the average national wage for the next 20 years The gulf between the haves and the have-nots is getting wider.
Earlier in November, the National Wage Council (NWC) stated that it has employed foreign and Egyptian experts to study the impacts of the new law.
For the trade unions, the discussions should not be limited to national wage developments: "Our discussion should focus on the general implications of wage developments at European and/or eurozone level.
Those on grade 4/5, of which I am one of many, fall below the average national wage.
Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has been advocating the break-up of national wage structures for NHS workers by introducing different levels of pay across the country.

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