wages
index compensation, earnings, income, pay, payroll, revenue

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


wages
Compensation that a worker receives in exchange for labor.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

wages
Any sums payable to a worker in connection with employment. This can include salary, holiday pay, bonus, commission, statutory maternity pay, statutory sick pay etc., but specifically excludes payments by way of an advance of wages or loans, expenses, pensions or gratuities in connection with retirement or as compensation for loss of office, and redundancy payments. Non-payment of wages may give rise to a claim for unlawful deductions under ERA 1996.
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