How to use Minimum-wage in a sentence
We also need to have regard to the impact of the minimum wage on public sector finances.
Renfrewshire MP Douglas Alexander is urging local people not to stand for the poor excuses given by employers to avoid paying the minimum wage.
The minimum wage may be the most politically divisive labor market issue in the run-up to the General Election.
The minimum wage had minimal impact on the pay of UNISON members.
East Kilbride Team A garage mechanic from Scotland complained about non-payment of minimum wage.Advertisement
Before Labor introduced the minimum wage I knew of 2 local businessmen who paid very low wages.
Four months ago the government increased the minimum wage for garden workers by one thousand percent and this elderly man lost his job.
They originally opposed the minimum wage when it was introduced, and have opposed increases in it.
Tipped employees receive a special minimum wage of $ 2.13 per hour in direct wages.
In reality some businesses tend to be affected by the minimum wage more than others.Advertisement
They were paid significantly less than the national minimum wage.
In Zimbabwe the monthly minimum wage is the equivalent of 500,000 meticais and in Malawi 498,000 meticais, claims the provincial government.
It was Blair, for example, who won the argument for a higher minimum wage in 1999.
Most 21 year olds are already earning at or above the level of the full minimum wage.
Aristide also withstood objections from the American aid agency USAid and Haiti's domestic business class to raise the country's measly minimum wage.Advertisement
This is also preparatory work for next National Minimum Wage Demonstration in Manchester on April 28.
The cost to SMEs combined with the impending increases to the National Minimum Wage could be counter productive.
And in January 1902, reversing the policy which had its inception in the encyclical, Rerum novarum, of 1891, and had further been developed ten years later in a letter to the Italian bishops entitled Graves de communi, the "Sacred Congregation of Extraordinary Ecclesiastical Affairs" issued instructions concerning "Christian Democracy in Italy," directing that the popular Christian movement, which embraced in its programme a number of social reforms, such as factory laws for children, old-age pensions, a minimum wage in agricultural industries, an eight-hours' day, the revival of trade gilds, and the encouragement of Sunday rest, should divert its attention from all such things as savoured of novelty and devote its energies to the restoration of the temporal power.
Among the many reforms introduced under his guidance were a workmen's compensation law; a survey of occupational diseases with recommendations for health insurance; the elimination of the sweatshop; the establishment of a state industrial commission for dealing with questions of labour and capital; the provision of a minimum wage and a nine-hour day for women; mothers' pensions; ratification of the proposed woman suffrage amendment; the budget system for state expenditures; pure food laws; a " blue sky " law for protecting investors from unscrupulous promoters; the initiative and referendum; a Corrupt Practices Act; the indeterminate sentence for convicts; improvement of rural schools; the establishment of a state tuberculosis hospital and the extension of safety devices on railways and in mines.
People who are living on minimum wage and near the poverty threshold may need more help than a few free samples to get by.Advertisement
Families who struggle to avoid foreclosure and keep food on the table while working at minimum wage jobs have entirely different problems than families where both spouses are working at secure professional positions.
The country requires a minimum wage because workers paid below the poverty line have an added cost on society.
The minimum is either set by a minimum wage law or determined by the demand and supply of that labor.
Most jobs for teens will not pay a significant amount over minimum wage.
To every working person finding the need for public assistance because minimum wage is not a living wage.Advertisement
Their age, lack of work experience, and uncompleted education make it difficult for them to find a job, especially one that pays more than minimum wage.
Also, Ben worked at a fast food joint, making a little above minimum wage.
The study will need to last three years in order to provide a detailed understanding of the full effects of the national minimum wage.