BLET members ratified a six-year agreement with NS that provided general wage increases totaling 19 percent over the contract's term and bonuses union members could earn based on the Class I's financial performance in September 2008.
What does GWI stand for?
GWI stands for General Wage Increase
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Samples in periodicals archive:
This is because, after the calculations are made, a final adjustment is applied which caps the amount of any increase in living costs to the level of general wage increases.
The agreement includes general wage increases in each year of the contract -- 2.
The contract calls for general wage increases of 15 percent over four years, an immediate 16 percent pension increase and lump-sum payments of at least $8,000 over the life of the agreement.
5-percent general wage increase, kicking in on Feb.
By contrast, the Japanese Trade Union Confederation (Rengo), the umbrella organization of the Japanese labor movement, has set this year's guideline for general wage increases at 1%, while the Japan Council of Metalworkers Unions set the guideline at 2,000-3,000 yen.
For both plants, the contract carries a 3 percent general wage increase across the board, plus 3 percent increases in March 2000 and March 2001, the first time in 18 years for such a sweeping increase, union officers said.
That pact calls for a $200 ratification bonus, immediate pay increases ranging between 10 and 30 cents an hour for highly skilled workers (about 20 percent of the work force), and a general wage increase of 15 cents an hour in January 1998.