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wage

verb as in carry on

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Minimum-wage debates for years have been tempered by warnings that companies would lay off many people to pay higher wages to some.

He might have, for example, made it de rigueur for large companies to help employees in entry-level jobs work their way into a solid middle-class life, with strong wages and fair benefits.

From Quartz

He might have, for example, made Amazon the kind of place that helps employees in entry-level jobs work their way into a solid middle-class life, with strong wages and fair benefits.

From Quartz

So higher wages mean higher spending, which means faster economic growth.

From Vox

Another league executive said the partnership will have a focus on wage equality for female athletes and that 50 percent of revenue going to the players was a big motivator.

He was treated like an immigrant, working for minimum wage, missing his family and having to move on from his musical career.

Of course, declining or stagnant wage growth started well before this president took office.

Even public-service lawyering jobs, while underpaid for the field, still pay better than low-wage warehouse labor.

The Supreme Court just handed a big holiday present to low-wage workers across America in the form of a giant f*ck you.

Who will want to enter this profession for a poverty wage and little or no paid time off?

Cincinnatus will not back to his plow, or, at the best, stands sullenly between his plow-handles arguing for a higher wage.

If the high wage is paid and the short hours are granted, then the price of the thing made, so it seems, rises higher still.

The single employer rightly knows that there is a wage higher than he can pay and hours shorter than he can grant.

They wage war as a tribe on account of wrongs done to a private individual.

The minimum wage law ought to form, in one fashion or another, a part of the code of every community.

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On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wage, such as: conduct, do, fulfill, make, practice, and prosecute.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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