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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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Global Banking News-December 27, 2017--Bank of Hawaii increases minimum wage levels
Both the bonus and minimum wage levels will apply to Hawaii-based employees as well as employees in American Samoa, Guam, Saipan and Palau.
Guzman explained that they considered the workers family goal to live, capacity of employers, and establishment of industrial peace the bases for the new wage level adding that the minimum wage is an incentive to both parties.
The organizations challenged the ministerial decree on the minimum wage level in 2015, stressing that it had not undergone the mandatory coordination procedure at the NCTC.
Al-Shatri made his remarks at a Jeddah social dialogue workshop on policies and wage levels in the private sector.
Tsang will propose the first minimum wage level in November, Cheung said.
This means that the minimum wage level will be RD$4,485 while the next pay levels will be RD$5,060 and RD$7,360 per month.
Residents of Copenhagen also had the highest wage level in the world, although residents of Luxemburg, Zurich and Los Angeles had more spending power due to lower prices.
Nicolas Fischer, representative of the workers' union LFF, was quoted as saying that with the new agreement the employees could reach the same wage level or even higher, while SAS improves its efficiency.
The credit only applies to tip income that brings employee wages above the minimum wage level.
So it took a very long time to bring in a minimum wage level which Scrooge bosses were forced to pay.
Foreign domestic helpers in Hong Kong hailed Thursday a decision by the territory's government not to cut their monthly minimum wage level.