After Thursday's talks adjourned without a deal, VW's chief negotiator, JosefFidelis Senn, said the company had 'negotiated hard' for a two-year wage freeze
The bans, authorised by the Australian Industrial Relations Commission, are part of a long-running wage dispute by maintenance workers at Qantas who refuse to accept a temporary wage freeze
, reported The Associated Press.
Declining reimbursements from the government and managed care organizations contributed to a four-year wage freeze
that ended last fall, Newbold said.
This bonus is in recognition and appreciation of their enormous contribution to our progress over the past year and the fact that most of these employees were subjected to a wage freeze
A study by XpertHR of 29 public sector pay reviews due in April showed that just over half involved a wage freeze
, covering 1.
Pressed, on a radio show yesterday, to say what the government would do in the event that the unions rejected the wage freeze
, he said their decision would be respected.
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) said its research found public sector employees were more pessimistic about pay, with half predicting a wage freeze
But the pressure to a keep a lid on public sector pay will be stronger, with many workers facing a wage freeze
, said Stuart Hyland of the Hay Group.
Members of the Australian Licensed Aircraft Engineers Association and the Communications, Electrical, Electronic, Plumbing and Allied Services Union voted in a secret ballot to approve a proposal from Qantas Airways for a wage freeze
But because the nurses have experienced a wage freeze
for five years, the union contends they deserve more.
TOPIC: Supermarket employees in California have gone on strike due to management's decision to implement a wage freeze
and cut pensions and health benefits, according to an article by The Los Angeles Times.
This strike was staged by a workforce, furious at being forced to pay three per cent more during a wage freeze
, then working longer for a lower pension.