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pay cut

  • n  the act of reducing a salary
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  • Guest column: Council finances by tax, rather than trim
    Members of the Memphis City Council get free lunches and expense-paid travel. City employees get restoration of a 4.6 percent pay cut, which means they have enjoyed an 8 percent salary increase since 2008. And Memphis taxpayers get to pay for those expenses -- and more -- with a 9 percent increase in the property tax rate.
    July 9, 2013 - Memphis Commercial Appeal
  • 'I'm Running Instead of ... Combating Terrorism': Defense Workers Prepare for Furlough Season
    Let it never be said that Defense Department employees have no sense of humor. Starting Monday, some 680,000 of the department's civilian employees each began taking one unpaid day off per week through September. And to cope with what amounts to a 20 percent pay cut over 11 weeks, some have taken to joking about their situation.One forum for the humor has been an unofficial Facebook page created ...
    July 8, 2013 - National Journal via Yahoo! News
  • Sequestration Furloughs Begin Nationally, Friday for Robins Air Base
    The reality of a 20% pay cut is starting to hit home for more than 650 thousand civilian military workers as 11 mandatory furlough days begin to kick in over the next three months.
    July 8, 2013 - FOX 24 Macon

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