Fair pay report calls for limits on top earnings
- Watch the Tories for Public Sector Wage Controls. Bickerton, Geoff // Canadian Dimension;May/Jun2007, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p13
The author reflects on the public sector wage of workers in Canada. He believes that the government is set to intervene by implementing public sector wage control measures. He believes that the active campaign of labor movements to support resolutions to raise the federal minimum wage to $10 per...
- KSH: Gross wages up 3.7% in June. // Hungary A.M.;8/25/2014, p3
The article provides statistics for May and June 2014 in respect of average wages in Hungary as reported by the Central Statistics Office (KSH). Topics discussed include fostered workers who earn less than the minimum wage, the increase in regular gross wages after bonus and premiums, and a...
- LABOUR STANDARDS AND GLOBALISATON: A CASE STUDY OF IMPLEMENTING MINIMUM WAGES. Chakrabarti, Manali; Varman, Rahul // Indian Journal of Labour Economics;Apr-Jun2007, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p137
The minimum wage policy has remained in contention with economists and policy-makers aligned on both sides of the debate. Increasingly, the state has been forced to formally retract these laws under the onslaught of the globalisation of capital. This has resulted in a precipitous drop in the...
- Lebanon: Wage Hike Net Positive. // Emerging Markets Monitor;9/15/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 23, p17
The article reports on the new minimum wage and a 200,000 Lebanon pound pay increase approved for both public and private sector employees in Lebanon. It notes that the change in wages places the minimum salary at 500,000 Lebanon pound per month and have the treasury incur costs of $500 million...
- The vanishing benefits package. Hansen, Fay // Workforce Management;May2011, Vol. 90 Issue 5, p26
Several charts are presented including one showing total employment and union membership in public and private sectors, another on minimum wage workers and one on unemployment rates in selected metropolitan areas.
- news digest. // Employers Law;Oct2010, p4
The article presents statistics on the public sector pay gap between men women, the estimated cost of maternity leave extension, and the estimated national minimum wage in Great Britain.
- Pay commission rejects Â£6.50 an hour. Gillen, Sally // Community Care;10/30/2003, Issue 1496, p6
Reports on the decision of the Local Government Pay Commission in Great Britain to reject calls by unions for a minimum rate of Â£6.50 an hour for public sector workers. Argument from the commission; Important factor in problems with recruiting public sector workers; Background of the commission.
- Local flexibility in wage setting: evidence from the Norwegian local public sector. Falch, Torberg; Strøm, Bjarne // Empirical Economics;Feb2006, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p113
The public sectors in the Scandinavian countries have been prominent examples of centralized wage-setting systems. In Norway, more room for local flexibility was implemented by a wage frame system introduced in 1990 in which the national wage scale system merely works like a minimum wage system....
- A "Grand Bargain" on the Minimum Wage? Lane, Charles // National Affairs;Summer2014, Vol. 20, p97
The article focuses on the federal minimum wage. Topics discussed include the implications of the proposed increase in federal minimum wage, the political trench warfare reflected in the adjustments of minimum wage, the elements of the modernization of the minimum wage adjustment process, the...