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Raise

An increase in one's wages or salary. A company may offer a raise for seniority, exceptional work performance or some other reason. Some raises are automatic, especially to account for the cost of living, while others must be requested or earned. In the UK, a raise is sometimes called a rise.
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Last June, he voted against a measure to raise the federal minimum wage.
If adding labor raises the return on capital, then reducing labor, as an aging population will do, will lower the return on capital.
And in some areas, "living wage" movements have helped raise minimum wages on a local level.
who sponsored the raise in the minimum wage, "called the vote 'absolutely unconscionable.
Dutton is considering using the money to set up a charitable foundation, and Nuez spokesman Steve Maviglio said many Democrats are also planning to give their raises to charity.
PEN raises millions directly from donors such as the Ford and Gates foundations and then re-grants that money to its members.
5 percent in 1998, unless Congress and the next administration can agree on a plan for larger military raises.
The unfortunate lesson here is that it's increasingly difficult to raise money to fight AIDS, while campaigns against other diseases are having an easier time finding sponsors.
Leg raises are another excellent exercise for developing the rectus abdominis muscles.
1 Their estimate: The cholesterol in a single egg yolk raises blood cholesterol by 5.
The Alimak is not designed for small diameter raises (less than 6-ft section) such as slots, manways, or service holes, while the raise drill is unable to change direction in mid-raise as Alimak can.
If the government raises the package design issue after the extended due date of the year of change, and the taxpayer has not adopted a permissible method, the year of change will be the earliest open year under examination, at Appeals, or before a federal court for which the issue has been raised.