In a way, this is what Singapore did in the first half of the 1980s, when Lee Kuan Yew and his National Wages Council
'communicated' to industry a series of 'ideal' annual wage increases to accompany a program of technology upgrading.
"The statutory minimum wages are determined through structures such as Wages Council
and the National Labour Board which have been put in place to offer advice on wage setting mechanisms," the federation president said.
Merthyr Tydfil was not affected - the town council agreed to negotiate at local level if the National Wages Council
fails to reach agreement on wages.
Apart from making radical changes to ensure such benefits and compensation to dependents, along with parents, of workers, the new policy's guidelines say minimum wages will be replaced with 'real wages' for which a Minimum Wages Council
will be established to determine minimum wages for skilled and unskilled workers.
In Chapter 3, the author gives a comprehensive overview and critique of the National Wages Council
When I was seaman and my wife was a hairdresser, our salaries were covered by Wages Council
regulations, so we depended on our personal tips from customers.
He conveniently forgets that the Tories opposed the minimum wage and abolished the wages council
which provided a safety net for millions of low-paid workers, not only on pay but terms and conditions of employment.
CAIRO: Egypt's National Wages Council
approved earlier this week a LE 700 minimum wage for private sector employees, effective January 2012, state media reported.
The Central Minimum Wages Council
made the recommendation to Health, Labor and Welfare Minister Yoichi Masuzoe.
Those were the days when the Wages Council
offered some protection.
The hotel and catering and retail industries were significant as major employers and they gave the CIR valuable experience of industries with low union organization and with problems of low pay, an experience that was increased with the Wages Council
Using data on Wages Council
coverage from the United Kingdom New Earnings Survey, the authors examine the impact of mandated minimum wages on wage dispersion and employment in the United Kingdom in the 1980s.