Example sentences for: payrolls

How can you use “payrolls” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The union's local bosses were no better: The "barons" padded their payrolls with family members, paid themselves enormous salaries (as much as $500,000 a year), took bribes from employers in exchange for sweetheart contracts, siphoned pension funds into mob-run operations, and generally screwed their rank and file.

  • One might have imagined that, in the face of a larger client base and the difficult task of integrating two separate corporate organizations, computer systems, and cultures, slashing payrolls would not have been Job 1. But then one would, of course, have imagined wrongly.

  • It also slashed payrolls, cutting the white-collar work force in half and the blue-collar work force by almost a quarter.

  • If McCain-Feingold passed, the party committees could conduct business as usual with the slight inconvenience of rearranging lease agreements and adjusting the names on their payrolls.

  • At the same time, large businesses (again including those that opened or closed) added 802,000 to their payrolls.

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