pieceworker


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piece·work

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

piece′work′er n.
Translations
Akkordarbeiter

pieceworker

[ˈpiːswɜːkəʳ] Ndestajista mf

pieceworker

[ˈpiːsˌwɜːkəʳ] n (Industry) → cottimista m/f
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Elizabeth Maynigo, a home-based pieceworker, discussed the wholescale, or 'pakyawan,' scheme, under which groups of subcontractors would ask unemployed residents of urban poor neighborhoods to take on assembly jobs for small rates.
This study aimed to investigate factors that negatively influence the entrepreneurial capacity of women pieceworker in Tehsil Katlong, District Mardan of Pakistan.
Yet her Quaker parents insisted that she learnt the business by working from the bottom up, starting as a 25 shilling a week production line pieceworker.
Rivera's Venezuelan grandmother, Viejita, (24) who was a pieceworker in a factory, was left to raise the children by herself.
He then gives her history also, as a market-trader, a factory pieceworker and finally selling meals in the factory yard.
Johnson, someone obeying a divine imperative to write, so that he can autobiographically figure Carlyle's transition from competent professional pieceworker to author-prophet.
The final tableau commemorates the dignity of labor: in a sea of white fabric billowing around her feet, a pieceworker steadily plies her sewing machine, manufacturing the garments we take for granted.
Trouble is, the life of a freelancer, or pigiste - pieceworker - as they're known locally, isn't what it used to be, and probably never was.
A pieceworker shall receive no less than 15% over his regular hourly rate, provided he has made an honest effort on the job.
Chimsika trading centre was home to a small group of traders, teachers and government health workers, but virtually all of the residents of the surrounding villages, including Chimtengo Kubwalo, were farmers and pieceworkers.
The artisans whose activities form the heart of this study are clearly distinguished as the master craftsmen who formed the 'middle rank' between the merchants on the one hand, who were the political elite (especially in York), and the unfranchised artisans who 'worked as servants, waged laborers, or pieceworkers either under or in competition with master craftsmen' (4-5) on the other.
Average pay in 1963: PS17 18s for pieceworkers, PS11 16s for day workers.