annual improvement factor

noun

: a provision in a labor contract calling for an annual increase in the hourly wage rates of the workers so as to provide a constantly rising standard of living

Word History

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of annual improvement factor was in 1948

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“Annual improvement factor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/annual%20improvement%20factor. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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