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- Budget Approach in Wage Determination. Sibson, Robert E. // Labor Law Journal;Sep53, Vol. 4 Issue 9, p624
Discusses the budgetary approach to wage determination in the U.S. Complexities surrounding the application of the budgetary criterion; Definition of the standard of living in the Bureau of Labor Statistics' budget; Weaknesses of the budgetary approach. INSET: TIP TO MR. FARMER.
- Do area wages reflect area living costs? Buckley, John E. // Monthly Labor Review;Nov79, Vol. 102 Issue 11, p24
Examines average earnings and living costs in several urban areas in the United States in 1977, focusing on contributing factors. Study focus on clerical workers, electronic data processors, unskilled plant workers and skilled maintenance workers; Area variations; Factors affecting wage levels...
- Take a hike. Kosdrosky, Terry // Crain's Detroit Business;04/02/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 14, p1
Reports on a narrowing gap between the average merit-pay increase in the cost of living in Detroit, Michigan. Salary survey released in March 2001 by the American Society of Employers; Tightness of the labor market; How a lack of qualified applicants is the biggest barrier to recruiting...
- Study on cost-of-living payments to transferees. // Westchester County Business Journal;5/13/2002, Vol. 41 Issue 19, p19
Reports on the results of a survey on cost-of-living differentials paid by North American companies to employees. Payment of the majority of cost-of-living differentials over a three-year period; Cost-of-living payments to relocating employees; Living cost components.
- FINANCIAL CONSIDERATIONS. // Finland Career Guide;2002, p61
Presents information on the financial considerations in Finland. Cost of living in the country; Average salaries of employees; Private housing in Finland.
- The Meaning of the Growing Wage and Wealth Gap. Collins, Chuck; Yeskel, Felice // Tikkun;May/Jun2000, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p55
Reveals that the gap between highest-and lowest paid employees in the United States (US) has dramatically widened. People that benefited from the booming US economy; Results of too much concentrated wealth; Effort of religious congregations to improve the prospects of low-wage workers.
- Living expenses. // Financial Management;Sep2000, p45
Offers advice to improve pay and to budget living expenses. Suggested locations to reduce living costs.
- BETTER PAY FOR BADGES AND GUNS. Lunney, Kellie // Government Executive;Nov2001, Vol. 33 Issue 14, p11
Reports the effort of a group of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents for the separation of the pay structure for federal law enforcement officers in the United States. Origin of the idea of separation; Risk of the career of officers and FBI agents in particular; Disparity between...
- Soaring Salaries Rock California Companies. Arevalo, Penny // Corporate Legal Times;Dec2000, Vol. 10 Issue 109, p78
Reports the increase of salaries among law firm lawyers in California. Demand for a higher standard of living; Impact of the emerging trend of in-house counsel; Attention on the compensation packages offered by companies.