wage freeze

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Noun1.wage freeze - a freeze of wages at a given level
freeze - fixing (of prices or wages etc) at a particular level; "a freeze on hiring"
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wage freeze

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I wonder if Lib Dem support for tax cuts for millionaires and billionaires, wage freezes for workers and benefit cuts for the very poorest in our society are further examples of Lib Dem 'integrity.' And is it Lib Dems of 'integrity' who keep putting leaflets through my door, bemoaning the impact of 'Tory cuts' that Lib Dems voted for?
PAY deals have remained at 2% in recent months, with wage freezes at the lowest level for several years, a study shows.
Unfortunately they are all stuck with the Tory party's "we want it all" committee so pay cuts and wage freezes are compulsory for them.
Ray O'Donoghue, managing director of Barclays in the West Midlands, said: "After an extended period of wage freezes it's good to see so many employers will be increasing wages in 2014."
John Pitchford, Head of Corporate Banking for Barclays in North Wales, said: "After an extended period of wage freezes, which have been tough for employees, it's good to see that so many employers will be increasing wages in the coming year.
Employees in so many different industries have played their part by accepting wage freezes and even wage cuts over the past years, through the depths of a recession.
Wage freezes mean that nearly half of families are spending a larger proportion of their income on food compared to 12 months ago, according to consumer watchdog Which?
THOUSANDS of council workers have suffered an effective pay cut because of wage freezes since the coalition Government came to power, according to a new "town hall poor list".
In their Christmas message, Unison spoke up for public sector staff who have been left reeling from a string of wage freezes and pension tax cuts.
Many have warned this would mean teachers, nurses and others forced to accept year-on-year wage freezes while pay in the South continues to rise.
Pay analysts IDS said the median settlement for the whole economy has continued to slip back, and now stands at 2.5%, compared with 2.8% in the three months to April, mainly because of continuing wage freezes in the public and voluntary sectors.