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comparability

an approach to PAY determination in which levels or increases in pay are sought or offered which maintain a relationship to those for other industries or occupations. The notion of the going rate is a form of comparability in that workers seek pay increases which are similar to those being achieved or sought by others. See JOB EVALUATION, PAY DIFFERENTIAL.

comparability

an approach to WAGE determination in which levels or increases in wages for a particular group of workers or for an industry are sought or offered through COLLECTIVE BARGAINING, which maintains a relationship to those for other occupations or industries. Comparability can lead to COST-PUSH INFLATION.
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Additional proposed guidance on the application of the transactional profit methods, including the application of the profit split method and the comparability standard to be applied when using TNMM, was developed and added as Part III of Chapter II of the guidelines.
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(3) specify that a contracting officer's comparability determination is not subject to the arbitration procedures of FAR 8.605;
Principally it restricts the type of information on inter-laboratory comparability. This information is not always required, so this may not be a problem.
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