100 anni di IBM – The First Salaried Workforce

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The First Salaried Workforce

 

Thomas Watson Sr. always believed in making his workers feel dignified.

In 1934, he bucked a trend toward paying factory workers in piecework, instead paying by the hour.

 

Continuing the tradition, in 1958 IBM became the first industrial organization to place all regular, hourly-rated domestic employees on a salary basis.

 

This change in pay practice made all domestic employees part of same basic compensation plan, providing its workforce with economic stability and equality.

 

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