'No Safe or Reliable Substitute': The Hostility of British Unions to State Regulation of Wages, 1920—1935
- The Unions Scuttle the Social Contract. // Time;7/18/1977, Vol. 110 Issue 3, p30
The article reports on the votes of the Transport and General Workers' Union (TGWU) to scuttle the landmark agreement or social contract on wage restraints between the Labor Party government and unions in July 1977 in Great Britain. It notes that the vote of the union may lead to the collapse of...
- Irish social partners agree pay deal of 15 per cent. Hastings, Tim // People Management;2/17/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p18
Deals with the agreement on a pay deal reached between employers and trade unions in Ireland. Coverage of the Programme for Prosperity and Fairness agreement; Details on the salary rate increases; Tax package included in the agreement; Criticisms received by the agreement.
- Minimum wage to increase to Â£6.31. // Workplace Learning & Skills Bulletin;4/22/2013, Issue 72, p2
The article informs that on the recommendation by the Low Pay Commission of Great Britain, the government has decided to raise minimum wage by 12 percent an hour to 6.31 pounds for adults and by five percent to 5.03 pounds for 18-to-20-year-olds from October 2013.
- FORUM DEBATE. // Publican's Morning Advertiser;4/25/2013, Issue 99, p16
The article reflects on views of various professionals of Great Britain regarding increment of adult national minimum wage by 12 pounds to be applied from October 1, 2013.
- Minimum wage rises to Â£6.70 an hour. // Convenience Store;10/9/2015, p10
The article reports on the increase of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) rates for adult workers in Great Britain by 20 pence.
- Minimum wage set to climb. // Publican's Morning Advertiser;4/18/2013, Issue 98, p8
The article informs that the government of Great Britain has announced to increase the adult National Minimum Wage (NMW) by 1.9 percent to 6.31 pounds from October 1, 2013 and mentions that the wage rate for the people between 18 year to 20 year will increase by five paisa to 5.03 pounds an hour.
- Firms avoid making long-term pay deals. Stevens, Michelle // People Management;7/29/2010, p9
The article reports on the claim of reward experts that the popularity of long-term pay deals among unions and employers is diminishing in Great Britain. Alastair Hatchett of Incomes Data Services notes that long-term pay deals need to regarded as an exception instead of the rule. It is said...
- Pay deal is settled at SCA Packaging. // Converter;Nov2008, Vol. 45 Issue 11, p4
The article reports on the decision of United Union members at SCA Packaging to settle on a five percent pay deal. SCA Packaging is about to be sold to Spanish-owned SAICA. The labor union represents over 1,500 members at SCA Packaging in 19 plants across Great Britain. A statement was issued by...
- Pick of the posts. // PrintWeek;10/28/2011, p6
Two letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues such as the "Wyndeham in consultation," in the October 14, 2011 issue and another on British print management companies.