WAGES


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AcronymDefinition
WAGESWork And Gain Economic Self-sufficiency
WAGESWomen's Action to Gain Economic Security
WAGESWayne Action Group for Economic Solvency (Goldsboro, NC)
WAGESWorking to Achieve Growth in Employment Skills (Seattle, Washington job readiness program)
WAGESWomen and Associations for Gain Both Economic and Social (Togo microfinance)
WAGESWater Air Gas Electric Steam (energy and power management systems)
References in classic literature ?
In proportion therefore, as the repulsiveness of the work increases, the wage decreases.
It happened, one evening when Adrienne was receiving her wages from the milliner, that the poor girl overheard a discourse that proved she was not paid at the rate at which others were remunerated.
Still her conscience was so tender that she even doubted the propriety of accepting her old wages were she really incompetent to earn them.
If I was boss I'd cut the wages of any man that listened to them."
They had been attracted more by the prospect of disorder than, by the big wages; and they made the night hideous with singing and carousing, and only went to sleep when the time came for them to get up to work.
No, labor consumes all of the total product that its wages will buy back.
Labor cannot consume any of it, for labor has already spent all its wages. Capital will not consume this balance, because, already, according to its nature, it has consumed all it can.
Labor in all these countries has spent it wages, and cannot buy any of the surpluses.
We found that labor could buy back with its wages only so much of the product, and that capital did not consume all of the remainder of the product.
To be two or three days behind with his wages, for instance, was impossible.
"I'll tell you why you came here myself: you see, I don't give you your wages, you are so proud you don't want to bow down and ask for it, and so you come to punish me with your stupid stares, to worry me and you have no sus...pic...ion how stupid it is--stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid!
Wages are also a source of tax revenue for governments.