The Chamber and AFL-CIO agreed to a wage scale that would pay foreigners the greater of actual or prevailing wages.
In the down-town laundries, where the wage scale runs lower, the amount is usually inadequate for the barest need.
He mentioned a change in the wage scale, with bonuses to all foremen and rollers.
But it is more likely that the wage scale will be readjusted from time to time and the explosion forestalled.
At first no wage scale was set, the arrangement being that the farmer should pay what the boy was worth.
But he proves his insincerity by adjusting his wage scale on the estimate that the guests will pass money to his employees!
He did not like the wage scale that they paid him, not only for him but for people that were engaged in the same line of work.
I was a factor in the wage scale adjustments of the Trolleymen's Union for two years.
Can you imagine how much money one of them aviators over in the old country ought to draw under such a wage scale?
A schedule of the wages paid to different classes of workers in a company.