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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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with criteria set for the number of dancers and staff, the budget, the number of performances in the home community, the length of contract, and wage scales. The roster of companies that came through this hierarchy reads like a history of dance in America.
In fact, wages paid to skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled contract workers are superior to prevailing average wage scales.
Moreover, wage scales do not necessarily need to be adjusted unless needed to attract professional staff with special skills or advanced training.
Wage scales now resemble those in many Third World societies.
And there was no appreciable decline in wage scales.
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.
The proposed wage scales are effective from November 1 this year.
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.
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.