piecework


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piece·work

 (pēs′wûrk′)
n.
Work paid for according to the number of units turned out.

piece′work′er n.

piecework

(ˈpiːsˌwɜːk)
n
(Commerce) work paid for according to the quantity produced. Compare timework
ˈpieceˌworker n

piece•work

(ˈpisˌwɜrk)

n.
work done and paid for by the piece. Compare timework.
[1540–50]
piece′work`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.piecework - work paid for according to the quantity produced
employment, work - the occupation for which you are paid; "he is looking for employment"; "a lot of people are out of work"
Translations

piecework

[ˈpiːswɜːk] Ntrabajo m a destajo
to be on/do pieceworktrabajar a destajo

piecework

[ˈpiːswɜːrk] ntravail m aux pièces or à la piècepie chart ngraphique m à secteurs, camembert mpie dish nplat m allant au four

piecework

[ˈpiːsˌwɜːk] n (Industry) → (lavoro a) cottimo
References in classic literature ?
He is a beef-boner, and that is a dangerous trade, especially when you are on piecework and trying to earn a bride.
You would not do as well at piecework, and I wish to deal generously by you.
And I know brickmakers go about working at piecework in different places.
Open procedure custody by piecework trustee service washing vehicles sector urban hygiene.
The IPE system, among other things, streamlines bundle ticket setup and printing, tracks time and attendance through the company's biometric time clocks, and calculates gross piecework payroll.
Many of the town's workers did piecework at home, assembling boots and shoes, or making palm-leaf hats.
Showing how the rhetoric of love has helped to obscure the institutionalized precarity of Contract Academic Faculty (caf), Coulter calls for us to commit to an institutional and pedagogical transparency that would foreground the real costs--economic, affective, and political--of the university's increasing reliance on what she calls "academic piecework.
The original IT infrastructure, which he terms "provider-centered piecework," is changing as well to support that new care model, he says.
Many manufacturers, for instance, use this as the base for compiling piecework rates, such that the more that is accomplished in a given time, the more the employee earns.
Doctors who are paid on a piecework basis are motivated to maximize revenue by treating more people and giving more treatment to every patient who walks in the door.
In this series, frantic strokes and facture-laden fields are cobbled together much like the piecework fabric in Factory, 2012-13, and so many others.
This seemed encouraging, until a trend emerged in which it was obvious that this had become a piecework process in which the luck of the draw in what agent was selected to examine the application determined its fate.