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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A study of almost 200 settlements showed that around half were higher than a year ago, with fewer than one in 20 resulting in a wage freeze.
A PAYPA divide is opening up, with some Y divide is opening up, with some workers enjoying rises of two per cent or more while others are hit by a wage freeze, new research has shown.
The contestants will have to assure that they will lift the wage freeze if they are to receive the help of the trade unions, said ZCTU Secretary General Roy Mwaba.
BRUSSELS, Nov 6 (KUNA) -- An estimated 100,000 people demonstrated here on Thursday in protest against the austerity programme of the new Belgian government which includes a two-year wage freeze.
HARARE (CyHAN)- Zambia's largest trade union warned on Wednesday that it will organize countrywide mass demonstrations if the government does not lift the wage freeze imposed on public workers.
9%, a third were over 3% and only a handful involved a wage freeze.
Securitas AB (STO: SECUB) announced today the signing of a new collective bargaining agreement in Spain, stipulating a wage freeze for 2014.
Stop the wage freeze for public sector workers, stop the benefits wage freeze, end the bedroom tax, stop the cuts to all disability benefits, stop the cuts to the universal benefits for the pensioners, do not introduce a total welfare benefit cap.
The labour deal reportedly requires workers to accept a wage freeze and to give up some of their fringe benefits.
The union's Scottish Secretary Mike Kirby said: "Many thousands of our members have suffered three years of wage freeze.
paid by the tax payer, should have their pay cut by 10% and a cessation of all bonuses, perks and a reduction of 50% of their annual pensions (as they won't miss it); 4) Once they are receiving a tax payer funded pension they are not to work again or forfeit their pension; 5) All lower paid workers on a wage freeze to have an annual wage rise in line with council tax increases in their county.
Union employees have offered a three-year wage freeze, but the city rejected that proposal saying it needed to eliminate several provisions, including one that forces the city to find a job for employees if their jobs are eliminated through outsourcing, the newspaper reported.