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wage

noun allowance, compensation, earnings, fee, hire, income, meed, merces, pay, payment, quittance, rate of pay, recompense, remuneration, revenue, reward for service, salary, stipend
Associated concepts: minimum wage, wage rate
See also: charge, commission, exercise, fee, income, payment, perquisite, ply, recompense, remittance

TO WAGE, contracts. To give a pledge or security for the performance of anything; as to wage or gage deliverance; to wage law, &c. Co. Litt. 294. This word is but little used.

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Supermarkets Lidl and Morrisons have recently committed to increase staff pay to the Living Wage rates while British Gas, National Grid, Centrica, Good Energy and SSE pay the rate.
Speaking at the 9th MGNREGA Divas here yesterday, Ramesh said, MGNREGA wage rate has already been linked to Consumer Price Index and the yearly revision follows from it.
Such a dialogue should take place, he said, before laws are discussed regarding the implementation of a minimum wage rate.
The move to raise wage rates suggests that the government is starting to work on the living standards issue before the next election, as the economy shows signs of improvement.
We are the first responders to accidents and health emergencies in Buffalo - but Rural/Metro would rather pay temporary workers who don't even live in or near Buffalo a higher wage rate than us," said one employee who has been an EMT for the past 3 years.
However, there is worrying evidence that a significant number of employers are not paying apprentices the relevant minimum wage rate.
The maximum increase has taken place in Congress- ruled Haryana, where the wages under the MGNREGA will be ` 214 per day, an increase of ` 23 from the previous wage rate of ` 191.
In particular we want to investigate the sign of the uncompensated wage elasticity, as this elasticity is the measure that captures by how much individuals, already working full time, increase their hours of work, after a change in the wage rate.
While the subcomponents (W, P, and O) vary considerably over time, the productivity-adjusted real wage rate has a maximum value of 104.
I] is the wage rate for an illegal worker, [beta] the probability an employer is caught hiring an illegal laborer, which depends on government expenditures (E) allocated to domestic enforcement, and c the monetary cost of the sanction.
He importuned them to forego any money wage rate reductions in response to the depressed economic conditions, At the conclusion of the conference, the press release stated:
31, 2008, must be paid at the new minimum wage rate.