hourly wage

/ˌaυəli 'weɪdʒ/ noun
the amount of money paid for an hour’s work

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  • wage — [weɪdʒ] noun [countable] also wages HUMAN RESOURCES money that someone earns according to the number of hours, days, or weeks that they work, especially money that is paid each week: • The average hourly wage in the industry is $8. • Workers were …   Financial and business terms

  • hourly — [our′lē] adj. 1. done, taken, or happening every hour 2. completed or happening in the course of an hour [the hourly output] 3. reckoned by the hour [hourly wage] 4. frequent or continual [to live in hourly dread] adv. 1 …   English World dictionary

  • wage, minimum — n. The lowest hourly wage an employer is allowed to pay workers in most jobs, set by statute. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • Wage curve — The wage curve is the term used to describe the negative relationship between the levels of unemployment and wages that arises when these variables are expressed in local terms. According to David Blanchflower and Andrew Oswald (1994, p. 5), the… …   Wikipedia

  • Hourly worker — An hourly worker or hourly employee is an employee paid an hourly wage for their services, as opposed to a fixed salary. Hourly workers may often be found in service and manufacturing occupations, but are common across a variety of fields.Hourly… …   Wikipedia

  • hourly — I. adverb Date: 15th century at or during every hour; also frequently, continually II. adjective Date: circa 1530 1. a. occurring hour by hour < hourly bus service > b. frequent …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hourly — adj. & adv. adj. 1 done or occurring every hour. 2 frequent, continual. 3 reckoned hour by hour (hourly wage). adv. 1 every hour. 2 frequently, continually …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wage slavery — is a term first coined by the Lowell Mill Girls in 1836, [ [http://books.google.com/books?id=YXT kSv1btIC pg=PA87 lpg=PA87 dq=lowell+%22wage+slavery%22 source=web ots=WsT3bkI 0G sig=w7N0JGBskFiUHReS 00amVMNaPY hl=en Artisans Into Workers: Labor… …   Wikipedia

  • wage — n 1: a payment usu. of money for labor or services usu. according to a contract and on an hourly, daily, or piecework basis often used in pl. 2 pl: the share of the national product attributable to labor as a factor in production Merriam… …   Law dictionary

  • Wage regulation — refers to attempts by a government to regulate wages paid to citizens.Minimum wageMinimum wage regulation attempts to set an hourly, or other periodic monetary standard for pay at work. A recent example was the U.K. National Minimum Wage Act 1998 …   Wikipedia

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