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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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Average net wages, including family tax allowances, rose to HUF 205 000 per month, up by 54 percent since 2010, due largely to tax cuts and the rising amount of incentives for families.
The statement however, clarified that the Code on Wages Bill 2017, in the clause 9 (3), clearly states that the Centre, before fixing the national minimum wage, may obtain the advice of the Central Advisory Board, having representatives from employers and employees.
The board is showing bias and preference in favor of abusive employers and capitalists by delaying and changing the pattern of wage increases.
In Vermont, the minimum wage is $10; next year, it will increase to $10.
Our first question asks: Among the workers at a "typical" firm, as defined by median wage, is there a great deal of variation in either wages or skills?
In total, there were 94,000 jobs across South Wales paying less than the living wage.
7 percent of all hourly paid workers earning minimum wage or less, Texas has a higher share of those workers than the national share, which sits at 3.
OES's estimate of the national average hourly wage in May 2013 is $22.
The latest wage order will take effect next month (April) and will cover around 12.
Minimum wages cut down the jobs achievable by low-skill employees, a minimum wage scheme aims to guarantee a minimal level of living, and minimum wage boosts are counteracted by job eradication.
Arkansas: Supporters hope to gather enough signatures for a ballot proposal in November that would raise the minimum wage by steps to $8.
California legislators recently passed a bill raising the state's minimum wage from $8 per hour to $10 per hour by 2016.