Firms avoid making long-term pay deals
- END IN SIGHT FOR HISTORIC NATIONAL PAY DEAL. // Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand;Nov2004, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p10
Reports that the final clauses on the national fair pay settlement for nurses and midwives in the public sector were being negotiated in New Zealand. Aim to preserve existing entitlements where there is not an ability to reach a common position; Estimated number of clauses contained in the...
- 'No Safe or Reliable Substitute': The Hostility of British Unions to State Regulation of Wages, 1920—1935. Price, Rohan // Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Aug2008, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p208
In contrast to the UK, Australia is a country with an almost untroubled acceptance by working people of the state's intervention into wage fixation and dispute settlement. This is clearly not so in the UK, where there has been frequent pronouncement of the independence and prerogative of trade...
- Untitled. Logan, Guy // Personnel Today;7/22/2008, p54
The article reports that almost 6,00,000 city council workers in Great Britain will stage a 48-hour strike from the morning of July 23, 2008 as part of a dispute over public sector pay. The walkout is being held by members of the Unison and Unite trade unions. The action coincides with the start...
- 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...
- 750,000 British public sector workers strike over pensions. // Lamp;2011, Vol. 68 Issue 7, p27
The article reports on a 2011 decision which 750,000 British public sector workers from four British labor unions made to go on strike on June 30th to protest against changes which the British government had proposed for their pension schemes.
- Two million protest against austerity cuts in Britain. // Queensland Nurse;Dec2011, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p20
The article reports that up to two million public sector workers marched on the streets in several British cities and towns to protest against the Conservative-led coalition government's austerity measures.
- 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...
- Comparable Worth: Public Sector Unions and Employers Provide a Model for Implementing Pay Equity. Horrigan, June; Harriman, Ann // Labor Law Journal;Oct88, Vol. 39 Issue 10, p704
The article examines the use of comparable worth to eliminate sex discrimination as a wage determinant in the U.S. public sector. The National Committee on Pay Equity recently released a study that has given renewed hope to comparable worth advocates, still reeling from a series of defeats in...
- Scheduled wage increases and escalator provisions in 1979. Levin, Beth A. // Monthly Labor Review;Jan79, Vol. 102 Issue 1, p20
Focuses on the scheduled wage increases provided in the provisions of major collective bargaining settlements in United States. Percentage of wage increase; Number of workers receiving deferred wage increases; Effect of inflation on cost-of-living; Cost-of-living reviews.