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President Bush has said that he does not need approval from the UN to wage war, and I'm thinking, well, hell, he didn't need the approval of the American voters to become president, either. (Quote by - David Letterman)

There is a wage premium in the Bay Area. The critical question, however, is whether that premium is sufficient to offset the higher cost of living here. (Quote by - Jean Ross)

The wages (in Macomb) are still higher than most, across the board, but this is one more indicator ... of the restructuring of our economy. (Quote by - Kurt Metzger)

They're going to try to make an argument that simply cutting wages, slashing benefits, etc., is not the only way to go. Whether the bankruptcy judge buys that remains an open question. (Quote by - Harley Shaiken)

This is probably due to companies paying out lower bonuses and lower than estimated wage increases. (Quote by - Pravin Gordhan)

We were disturbed by the incredibly high incidence of wage violations. We also found a very high level of injuries. (Quote by - Nik Theodore)

The wage story is gathering real momentum. The Fed is going to 5%, and more if housing does not collapse by mid-year. (Quote by - Ian Shepherdson)

Increasing minimum wages, as Kerry wants to do, makes it more difficult for an unskilled, uneducated worker to find a job. (Quote by - Larry Elder)

If he said thus, The speckled shall be thy wages; then all the cattle bare speckled: and if he said thus, The ringstraked shall be thy hire; then bare all the cattle ringstraked. (Quote by - Bible)

Keep up hope for a better economy, more jobs, better wages, affordable healthcare and all the issues we have brought into focus. (Quote by - Bob Clement)

There's a state law that says they have to pay their employees minimum wage for 90 days ... We found out the day before yesterday that at the end of 90 days, we're all going to be terminated. (Quote by - Carol Farley)

If you put that minimum wage too high, prices are going to have to go up. I haven't had a price increase in four years. I need one, but I hate to give one because I feel like people have sticker shock everywhere they go. (Quote by - Glenn Smith)

Any necessary work that pays an honest wage carries its own honor and dignity. (Quote by - W. Kelly Griffith)

And where two waging fires meet together They do consume the thing that feeds their fury. Though little fire grows great with little wind, Yet extreme gusts will blow out fire and all. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

We could never afford to do it at GM's wage rate. (Quote by - Paul Wilbur)

I've always been worried about people who are willing to work for nothing. Sometimes that's all you get from them, nothing. (Quote by - Sam Ervin)

Misinformation has been circulating recently regarding our wages and benefits. We regularly complete wage surveys in all of our markets to ensure that we pay competitive wages. (Quote by - Carolyn Brookter)

The thing that was striking about the minimum wage survey is that every group was in favor of increasing it. (Quote by - Dean Debnam)

If I look at our priority list on the things we need to do to get cost-competitive, wage rates are nowhere near the top for us. We have a far greater burden in legacy costs, in flexibility of using our work force, in jobs banks than we do in wage rates. (Quote by - Rick Wagoner)

Our problem has always been that when you set wage rates too high that we know some businesses won't offer experienced positions for people. (Quote by - Duane Marsh)

It's hard to accuse them of being behind the curve. If anything they're being a bit too rigid. Wage pressure has proved to be modest. The ECB will probably be looking to see slowing in housing credit growth. (Quote by - Brian Coulton)

Wage restraint was helping businesses out and now it's not. Have we tipped over the edge? Maybe not, but the trend in wages is moving higher. (Quote by - Gregory Miller)

One man's wage increase is another man's price increase. (Quote by - Harold Wilson)

To the extent that hiring in high-wage, developed economies continues to lag, the sustainability of any impetus to private consumption can be drawn into serious question. (Quote by - Stephen Roach)

Compounding the problem by chasing higher inflation through higher wage demands would be the ultimate folly. (Quote by - Danny McCoy)

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