Will a Minimum Wage Hike Hurt Productivity?
- Meeting the minimum. Wright, Jonathan-Exten; Bragg, Joanna // Commercial Motor;11/4/2004, Vol. 200 Issue 5103, p34
Addresses issuess surrounding minimum wage rate of employees in Great Britain. Increase in wage rate in October 2004; Information on minimum wage rate of employees per age range; Pays that are not counted to the minimum wage.
- The fixed portion. Kukreti, Rajshree // Money Today;9/4/2008, p9
The article presents facts about the components mentioned in the salary slip of employees in India. The average basic salary is 35% to 45% of the total cost to company (CTC). Special allowance reportedly adds to the tax burden of an employee and is not larger than the basic salary. The basic...
- Growing Payroll and Brands. Schroeder, Carol L. // Gifts & Decorative Accessories;Apr2007, Vol. 108 Issue 4, p22
The article provides information on keeping payroll costs despite the increase of Federal minimum wage in the U.S. It discusses that the impact of an increase will depend on how close the wages on the Federal minimum of $5.15, as well as the proposed new rate of $7.25. For instance that the...
- ï¿½50m. // Employers Law;Aug2010, p5
The article reveals that employers will face a cost of 50-million pounds when the adult age of full national minimum wage is lowered to 21, according to the British Government.
- Minimum wages go up. Laabs, Jennifer // Workforce;Aug98, Vol. 77 Issue 8, p54
Investigates the effects of minimum wage hike in the United States. Historical information on minimum wage; Discussion on a study conducted by the Economic Policy Institute, a non-profit organization, on the issue; How the wage hike affected employment practices and prices; Influence on the...
- Talk. // Cabinet Maker;3/4/2005, Issue 5428, p9
Presents a question and answer advisory regarding the effects on the increase in the National Minimum Wages in Great Britain. Insights from George Georgiou, Eurostile Furniture company at London; Negative effects of the increase to the minimum wage zone; Advantages to less employed companies;...
- News tidbits. Laabs, Jennifer J. // Personnel Journal;Sep95, Vol. 74 Issue 9, p11
Presents news regarding the labor industry worldwide. Increase in salaries of employees of multinational companies in China; Public hearings on the minimum wage level in California; Labor costs for Japanese manufacturers.
- HIGHER WAGES AND LESSENED PRODUCTION. // America;12/13/1919, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p167
The author reflects on various issues related to the labor market in the U.S. The author observes that the salary of workers remain constant while their costs have mounted to a point at which they does not want to do their work. The author believes that if the reduced production at a higher cost...
- Minimum wage increases 2.2%. // Horticulture Week;9/11/2009, p5
The article reports on the increase of the minimum wage by 2.2 per cent for workers in Great Britain starting from October 1, 2009. It notes the inclusion of an increase of the birth/adoption grant from 50 pounds to 60 pounds at the settlement. Furthermore, it also states the retention of the...