(1) Wages for the population as a whole are £1,600 a year worse off than five years ago.
(2) The buses recently went up by 50p per journey, but my wages went up with national inflation which was pennies.
(3) The move would require some secondary legislation; higher fines for employers paying less than the minimum wage would require new primary legislation.
(4) Here's Dominic's full story: US unemployment rate drops to lowest level in six years as 288,000 jobs added Michael McKee (@mckonomy) BNP economists say jobless rate would have been 6.8% if not for drop in participation rate May 2, 2014 2.20pm BST ING's Rob Carnell is also struck by the "extraordinary weakness" of US wage growth .
(5) Although the unemployment rate is 4.8%, it can come down further without wage inflation starting to rise.
(6) "Due to much higher housing costs, one in seven of London's employees receives wages which are below the poverty threshold," says Mr Livingstone.
(7) But I hope 2015 will see the wage increases I expected to see this year.
(8) "While it seems possible that more will join the two MPC dissenters in coming months if wage growth picks up, it looks a long way to go before a majority on the MPC vote to raise interest rates," he said.
(9) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Columnist Jonathan Freedland and economics editor Larry Elliott discuss the late-night deal that the Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has agreed to When it comes to the now-abandoned Thessaloniki Programme, the radical manifesto on which Alexis Tsipras came to power, there is always talk of implementing it “from below”: that is, demanding so many workers’ rights inside the industries designated for privatisation that it becomes impossible; or implementing the minimum wage through wildcat strikes.
(10) In more than 30 years of elections, ruling parties have lost when real wages are falling and an opposition party only won once, in 1997, when real wages were rising.
(11) President Obama on Thursday proclaimed to be against endless wars, even as he announced that the US will continue to wage one.
(12) On his personal website, Miliband talks about the importance of the national minimum wage.
(13) For ambulance drivers, who earn significantly below the average UK wage, the figure is more than £1,800, the analysis found using the retail prices index (RPI) measure of inflation, which hit 2.5% in December .
(14) Bill Shorten has told the union royal commission he would “never be a party to issuing bogus invoices” as he rejected assertions that payments from employers to the Australia Workers’ Union created conflicts of interest during wage negotiations.
(15) Oregon’s governor on Wednesday signed trailblazing legislation that will raise the minimum wage to nearly $15 in six years, and do so through a three-tiered system that has not been tried anywhere else in the country.
(16) According to calculations by the Resolution Foundation, a couple with two children in which the husband works full-time and the wife works part-time on or just above minimum wage stand to lose a total of £720 a year by 2020.
(17) Around 70,000 people currently receive the minimum wage in Scotland.
(18) So we were proud in 1997 to put forward the case for Britain’s first minimum wage.
(19) Romanians making Polish wages go down.” Then he adds: “The Romanian, he not the worst.
(20) Port Vale are in deep financial trouble and their administrators will not let him pay half the player's wages.
(v. t.) Something deposited, laid, or hazarded on the event of a contest or an unsettled question; a bet; a stake; a pledge.
(v. t.) A contract by which two parties or more agree that a certain sum of money, or other thing, shall be paid or delivered to one of them, on the happening or not happening of an uncertain event.
(v. t.) That on which bets are laid; the subject of a bet.
(v. t.) To hazard on the issue of a contest, or on some question that is to be decided, or on some casualty; to lay; to stake; to bet.
(v. i.) To make a bet; to lay a wager.
(1) Not everybody has the luxury of being able to earn 20% less, but I wager more people could than do now.
(2) After the first-leg games, an unnamed punter wagered £5 on a four-fold bet, predicting the scores of four of the second legs .
(3) Not that, I'll wager: he's jsut shanked it way over.
(4) "Come on, Dorothy," murmured a man who one wagered had never spoken with the lady, "now's your chance!"
(5) And jolly stylish they are too, I'd wager my Guardian store-bought hat on it.)
(6) However, as traders and city economists wagered that the London mayor’s intervention had raised the probability of a leave vote in June’s EU referendum, high-profile business figures threw their support behind prime minister David Cameron’s push to stay in the EU .
(7) The first bet is economic, wagering that confidence and demand in the economy are high enough to withstand an abrupt withdrawal of public money.
(8) Ministers are considering a limit between £50 and £100 – although Lib Dems remain unhappy that this would still be much higher than the £16 every 20 seconds punters can wager in arcades, and £5 limit in casinos.
(9) In fact, I’d wager most voters could tell you immediately whether or not Cooper and Kendall are parents, with all the attendant stereotypes on both sides, but probably wouldn’t be able to answer the same question for Burnham and Corbyn.
(10) "Money wagered by sumo wrestlers must not be allowed to end up being used to fund gang activities," it said in an editorial.
(11) Sure, this particular situation in Malawi looks to be a mess, but I'd wager it has far more complexities than mere celebrity presence, even one as powerful as Madonna's.
(12) Presenting his emergency budget yesterday, George Osborne made two enormous wagers, while pulling off two important tactical victories.
(13) Agency: Grey London Director: Marcus Söderlund Crabbie's Grand National: "O'Callaghan and Blake" (Starts at 02:59) – UK This big, loud, adrenaline-fuelled trail (appropriately soundtracked by speedpunk band Cerebral Ballzy) offers a representation of the first steeplechase event ever recorded, which apparently came about as a result of a wager in 1752 between two fiery chaps named Cornelius O'Callaghan and Edmund Blake.
(14) The single season in Cologne added 21 goals to that tally, 14 by Klaus and seven by Thomas, so I'd wager that with 91 goals between them they're one of the most successful brotherly strikeforces."
(15) I’d wager that a millionaire in Cairo, living in a plush, spacious home, travelling in air-conditioned luxury, would be less stressed out by their environment than a taxi driver or a beggar struggling to feed their family.
(16) A woman who was temporarily spared death by firing squad last year remains on death row in Indonesia with her life precariously wagered on an slow-moving court case.
(17) Chris Evans (@achrisevans) To save you spending your hard earned cash on speculative wagers.
(18) On Tuesday, New York governor Andrew Cuomo and California governor Jerry Brown placed what the former called a “friendly wager” on the outcome.
(19) Tomislav Ivkovic - who saved notorious Maradona's penalty that included a pre-match wager between two of them - wasn't playing in Yugoslavian league either (Sporting Lisbon) and there were suggestions that Ivica Osim should have put someone from Yugoslav league between the sticks.
(20) And the liberal wager is that Orthodox, Islamic and Asian societies can transform themselves too.