wage increase

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Noun1.wage increase - the amount a salary is increasedwage increase - the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"
increment, increase - the amount by which something increases; "they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare"
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BEIRUT: Dozens of lawsuits have been filed at Lebanese courts amid an ongoing dispute between owners and tenants over rent hikes tied by law to a wage increase passed last year.
3% (+5% in 1H and + +5% in 2H) annual wage increase for both 2013 and 2014.
Abboud stressed necessity to discuss numbers of wage increase which is the basic problem, hoping that President Michel Sleiman and Prime Minister Najib Mikati would pave the way for discussing this file before voting on it.
ANKARA, July 25, 2011 (TUR) -- Turkish government and a union representing over 550 thousand public workers in the country have agreed under their negotiations on wage increase for the second half of 2011 and 2012.
A 2 percent base wage increase for fiscal 2013, effective July 1, 2012.
A 2003 study of the effect of a wage increase for workers at the San Francisco Airport, for example, found that annual turnover among security screeners fell from 95% to 19% when their hourly wage rose from $6.
The vast majority of Fitch-rated technology issuers in the Asia-Pacific are directly affected by the potential wage increase of labor-intensive production lines in China.
In American Samoa, the first minimum wage increase raised the wages of about three-quarters of workers at private sector employers that responded to GAO's questionnaire.
A wage increase from RD$5,060 to RD$5,820 for people who work in businesses whose installations or stored product is worth RD$2 million or more, and an increase from RD$4,485 to RD$5,158 for workers in the smallest businesses.
Under the terms of the contract, workers will receive eighty cents per hour wage increase in each of the first two years, eighty five cents per hour wage increase the third year and ninety cents per hour wage increase the last year of the contract--approximately a 15% wage boost over the four year life of the contract.
Smaller businesses will struggle to cope with this week's minimum wage increase, it has been claimed.
A new poster explaining the minimum wage increase is available from the Department of Labor at: http://www.