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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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.
He then gives her history also, as a market-trader, a factory pieceworker and finally selling meals in the factory yard.
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.
CLEVELAND, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Harry Carlson, a Lincoln Electric (Nasdaq-NNM: LECO, LECOA) executive who progressed from pieceworker to Vice Chairman over the course of a 34-year career, retired from the Company on June 30, 1995.
Average pay in 1963: PS17 18s for pieceworkers, PS11 16s for day workers.
The effort made to understand the often idiosyncratic circumstances of particular sectors--caravan parks, sandwich factories, fish farms, hairdressers, therapeutic work centres, home-workers, pieceworkers, tea shops, or whatever--built up a reputation for the Commission as being 'hands on' and careful about the finer definition of the Minimum Wage to meet very varied technical constraints.
By 1980, labor lawyers, consultants, and specialists had to be conversant not only with about a dozen labor-specific federal laws, but also with some 250 volumes of NLRB decisions, 87 volumes of labor eases, 22 volumes of various publications of the Bureau of National Affairs dealing with labor relations, and 22 volumes of Fair Employment Practice eases (Heldman, Bennett, and Johnson 1981: 74), in addition to specialty regulations and findings relating to employees of airlines and railroads, agricultural workers and immigrants, pieceworkers, part-timers, apprentices and youths, minority group members, women, and disabled persons.