The main deficit-reducing measures are the increase of the VAT rate, continued reforms of energy subsidies and wage restraint
After years of wage restraint
, Germans have become more aggressive in their demands for higher pay over the last couple of years, resulting in a higher number of strikes.
Labor needed union support for wage restraint
, and that support was contingent on the restoration of universal health insurance in Australia," say Boxall and Gillespie.
Climate change, building on the flood-plain, global pandemics, wage restraint
, government borrowing are all cutting-edge topics from the reign of Edward III, not to mention that of Elizabeth II.
THE pay of public sector workers has fallen below that of employees in private firms after years of wage restraint
because of government policies, official figures have shown.
A CHARITY claims household budgets are "at breaking point" due to rising costs and wage restraint
In the real world away from Westminster, people are being pushed to the edge of a cliff by wage restraint
, austerity budgeting and the rising cost of living, caused by food inflation and unjustified power price hikes.
A one-off pay increase at a time of public sector wage restraint
was "not on", he added.
Germany shed the label of "sick man of Europe" after reunification in 1990 partly through years of wage restraint
that made it more competitive.
Planned fiscal reforms focus on increasing fiscal space for critical investment and social spending through wage restraint
and subsidy reform, while social safety nets will be strengthened.
The province is asking public sector employees for wage restraint
in tough economic times in order to reign back its huge unsustainable deficit.
Policy induced wage restraint
in the private sector has the direct result of weakening the morale of workers leading to industrial unrest.