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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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A JLA spokesman defended wage levels for the staff, who are employed by Securicor.
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Al-Shatri made his remarks at a Jeddah social dialogue workshop on policies and wage levels in the private sector.
Deputy Labor Minister Ahmad Al-Humaidan said the ministry is disappointed with the wage level of Saudi workers in the private sector.
He said he believed the minimum wage level struck the right balance between pay and jobs.
Speaking in an interview to the Gulf News, Ambassador Lokesh said that the previous minimum wage level, fixed several years ago, ranged from Dh600 to Dh1,000.
Last week the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights (ECESR) announced that it had launched a legal challenge contesting the minimum wage level.
Once the level is set, the law requires the wage level to be reviewed every two years, instead of the annual review demanded by unionists.
During a third round of wage talks at Toyota's head office in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, President Katsuaki Watanabe said his company's wage level is ''one of the highest levels in the world'' and that intensifying international competition in the auto market makes it ''extremely difficult'' to fully accept the labor union's demand.
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