Definition of pay claim in English:

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pay claim

noun

British
A demand for an increase in pay, especially one made by a trade union: they stepped up industrial action in support of their pay claim
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  • Just as exciting was the magnificent 12,000-strong demonstration by firefighters in support of their national pay claim.
  • Local government workers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland voted to strike in support of a six-per-cent pay claim.
  • Some members of the other four unions involved in the joint pay claim also refused to cross picket lines.
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