day labourer

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day labourer

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(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) an unskilled worker hired and paid by the day
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Noun1.day labourer - a laborer who works by the day; for daily wages
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
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He had been ill for a year after the experience in Pennsylva- nia, and after his recovery worked as a day laborer in the fields, going timidly about and striving to con- ceal his hands.
And moreover, we asked how do day laborers, MWBEs and other unaffiliated construction workers pay for the mandatory training without digging into their own pockets?
This disturbs the labor market and eventually threatens the livelihoods of day laborers," a petitioner wrote.
The Ministry of Labor, Migration and Social Employment of the population of Tajikistan recently reported that the authorities intend to legalize the market for day laborers so that internal migrants are officially engaged in labor activities and can rely on social guarantees and a well-deserved pension.
Early Monday, two men detonated explosives vests in Al-Tayaran Square, a commercial district and gathering point for day laborers seeking work, scores of whom were killed and injured, according to the Iraqi official.
Provision of day laborers to perform unskilled and semi-skilled manual work assignments involving grounds and general maintenance of City facilities as well as other general labor duties in support of various City Departments.
Carrying items like cement bags and furniture is one of the most common types of work available for these day laborers. An experienced worker can get $30 for one job and salaries usually range from $500 to $700 a month, Ali explained.
By his preference, Francis will sit in a simple oak chair built by day laborers working for a charity, rather than by expert craftsmen.
The homeowner, who would only give the news his first name, "Roberto," said that he had hired two day laborers to put in some hardwood floors.
They can "be laid by unskilled day laborers, volunteers and do-it-yourselfers," White said.
Many Asian and African day laborers in the Kingdom look forward to the holy month of Ramadan when besides the spiritual rejuvenation, they are able to avail themselves of free evening meals at the numerous mosques and temporary tents in Jeddah and other major cities especially put up for the purpose.
Topics include: deportation as a theater of cruelty, undocumented immigration policy in Arizona and Alabama, the impact of criminalization on labor standards enforcement, privatization of immigration detention centers, the political right and undocumented immigration, white supremacist anti-immigration activism, human rights and the criminalization of immigration, transnational dimensions of Mexican migration, the impact of criminalizing immigration on work with Asian victims of intimate partner violence, the experiences of children of the undocumented, and the impact of anti-immigration policies on the lives of Latino day laborers.