incomes policy

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incomes policy

n
(Economics) See prices and incomes policy

incomes policy

A government policy of keeping wage increases under control in order to reduce or prevent inflation.
Translations

incomes policy

npolitica dei redditi
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Thanks to wage restraint and opportunities for boosting output, the stage seems to be set for a moderate resumption of growth.
Slowing the growth of the public wage bill through strict limits on hiring, wage restraint, and voluntary departure and early retirement schemes; and 4.
The SCC also ruled a federal wage restraint law did not breach the constitutional guarantee of freedom of association, noting the legislation was a response to unique circumstances (the global economic recession) and was time sensitive (Lancaster House, 2015).
A more efficient tax system, public wage restraint, facilitating the hiring process, and a more efficient energy sector are important components of the authorities plan in this area.
CIVIL servants are to vote on whether to hold a strike ballot over pay following years of wage restraint.
After a decade of wage restraint on the part of German labor unions, they are now seeking to capitalize on the jobs boom by pushing for salary increases in wage talks with employers.
Unite said that, since successive Conservative governments introduced a series of pay freezes and wage restraint policies in 2010, the pay of local government workers has fallen by 21% in real terms.
Unite said that since successive Conservative governments introduced a series of pay freezes and wage restraint policies in 2010 the pay of local government workers has fallen by 21% in real terms.
The Unison survey of 11,000 highlights how years of wage restraint have left them struggling.
The energy subsidy reform, wage restraint, and the new VAT have all contributed to reducing the fiscal deficit and helped free up space for social spending to support the poor.
Teachers' pay to rise 1% TEACHERS' pay will remain capped at 1%, the Department for Education announced, as the Government sticks to public sector wage restraint.
And hard-pressed crews, subjected to years of government-enforced wage restraint, say they would rather the money is spent on more full time staff.