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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The players do not receive union scale or have the protection of the union from abusive working conditions, unfair labor practices, and unreasonable demands by their employers.
Radiological Union Scale for Tibial fractures (RUST Score) [2] provides an indication of the healing status of a tibial fracture on a continuous with high inter-rater reliability but it is unable to diagnose delayed and non-unions early.
To make that happen, ARB will in some cases pay higher than union scale, depending on skill and experience levels.
Nonetheless, the show attracted stars like Paul Rudd, Seth Rogen, Michael Cera, Jerry O'Connell and Colin Hanks, all of whom worked for union scale.
Other forms of work, such as police and fire protection, involve life-threatening situations at union scale.
There are also some cities that have what's called a project labor agreement that call for paying union scale on those projects.
These firms usually paid below union scale to keep costs down and thus overcome discriminatory attitudes on the part of construction contractors.
They are considered as powerful actors on the European Union scale as well as on the market of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
Opponents say PLAs are not needed on public works jobs because the state's prevailing wage law guarantees union scale for all workers and the no-strike promise only means that unions won't picket non-PLA job sites.
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.
The author points out that a number of independent labels that are partially owned by the majors avoid their union responsibilities, and do not pay union scale, or contribute to the AFM Special Payment Fund or the Music Performance Trust Fund.
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