Definition of 'minimum wage'
Example sentences containing 'minimum wage'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
They claim they pay the minimum wage. The Sun (2016)There is a case for trying higher minimum wages in some industries and some regions. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is a case for raising the minimum wage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)None of these facts are in themselves arguments against a higher minimum wage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Most of my friends are either in education or working for the minimum wage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The owners of each factory featured in the programme denied that their employees were paid less than the minimum wage. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Companies that pay below the minimum wage can be fined up to 200 per cent of the amount owed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She turned against trade treaties, pulled back from school reforms opposed by teacher unions and embraced a much higher minimum wage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A typical minimum wage employee doing 26.2 hours a week is now 590 a year better off after inflation. The Sun (2016)The workers gain a minimum wage but the union loses a role. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Why should people on the minimum wage pay tax? The Sun (2006)We back a higher minimum wage too. The Sun (2014)Trade unions are often in favour of minimum wage agreements. Business Studies Basic Facts (1990)Critics suspect the appeal is the low minimum wage. The Sun (2013)This means they are exempt from many labour laws such as minimum wage and age restrictions. Times, Sunday Times (2012)No10 insisted higher minimum wages and free childcare will offset the cuts for many. The Sun (2015)Its top priorities will be a minimum wage and tax rises for top earners. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Penalties may be imposed for violations of the federal minimum wage law. Christianity Today (2000)It is answers to those questions that will determine the effects of a higher minimum wages. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The low minimum wage is a scandal but the bigger scandal is workers paying income tax on meagre salaries. The Sun (2013)It's because you have to pay the minimum wage and live up to environmental standards. Times, Sunday Times (2009)People working 30 hours a week on the minimum wage will pay no income tax at all. The Sun (2015)He said he can't work because minimum wage is lower than his benefits. The Sun (2010)BOSSES who fail to pay their employees the minimum wage are to face a fresh crackdown, ministers will announce today. The Sun (2008)Particular sectors affected will be retail, hospitality and cleaning, which make up more than half of all employees on the minimum wage. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Trends of 'minimum wage'
Used Occasionally. minimum wage is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of minimum wage from the Collins English Dictionary
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
VAR, planebae & a peng sort: July’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this July with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.