Incentive Wage Payments

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Incentive Wages to Increase War Production

Possible Savings of Manpower and Plant Capacity

Wide introduction of incentive wage systems, as a means of expanding war production, is at present being urged by industrial managers, by officials of the War Production Board, and by certain minority factions within the trade union movement. Under incentive wage systems, of which there are numerous types, the worker's earnings rise or fall in accordance with actual output; an immediate financial incentive is given the employee to increase his effort and expand the volume of his ...

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