wage drift

wage drift,
Economics. an upward movement of wages resulting in an increase in average earnings over the official average wage rates of a country.

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n. Finance the tendency for the average level of wages actually paid to rise above wage rates through increases in overtime and other factors

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  • wage drift — / weɪdʒ drɪft/ noun same as earnings drift …   Dictionary of banking and finance

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  • labour economics — Study of how workers are allocated among jobs, how their rates of pay are determined, and how their efficiency is affected by various factors. The labour force of a country includes all those who work for gain in any capacity as well as those who …   Universalium

  • INDUSTRIE - Les relations industrielles — L’action des syndicats peut se situer à trois niveaux: défense des salariés au travail et lutte pour l’amélioration de leurs conditions de travail et de rémunération; à l’autre extrémité, action collective pour la transformation du mode de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Lohndrift — Unter Lohndrift (engl. wage drift) versteht die Makroökonomie die Abweichung der Veränderung der Effektivverdienste (was man wirklich gezahlt bekommt) von der Veränderung der Tarifverdienste (was in den Tarifverträgen als Lohn steht).[1] Durch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lohndrift — Lohndrift,   Wage Drift [ weɪdʒ , englisch], die Differenz von Effektiv und Tariflohnentwicklung. Da der Tariflohn ein Mindestlohn ist, kann der Effektivlohn nur über diesem liegen; die absolute Differenz dieser beiden Löhne zu einem Zeitpunkt… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Замораживание Заработной Платы — (wage freeze) Попытка правительства обуздать инфляцию путем фиксирования заработной платы на существующем уровне на определенный период. По различным причинам, включая отклонение фактической заработной платы от расчетных ставок (wage drift), эта… …   Словарь бизнес-терминов

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