Union Scale

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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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If the European Union scales down trade-distorting support, this lowers domestic production.
Both Union scales were subject to the withholding of taxes, social security and pension benefits.
Despite the decline in union membership, unionized workers retain most of their traditional advantages in earnings, and union scales remain more compressed than those of nonunionized workers.
Two factors emerged from both analyses that were congruent with the original Union Loyalty and Responsibility to the Union scales of Gordon et al.
Gordon (1988) reported that this single item had satisfactory convergent validity with more elaborate measures of attitudes toward one's union in another sample in which data also were available with Uphoff and Dunnette's (1956) ten-item satisfaction with the local union scale.
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