To work at

to be engaged in or upon; to be employed in.

See also: Work

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"Most employers will allow a person to work at home at least one day a week--especially if the person has already demonstrated themselves as a valued employee," said Steve Nissen, director of Operation lob Match at the Society's National Capital Chapter.
Tens of thousands of people with HIV want to return to work at least part time but are afraid of losing medical benefits, or losing disability income and then being unable to work in the future.
Before showing up to work at 9 a.m., she must get her four children to day care and school.
For example, if an employee expects to work at a temporary site on a project for only six months, it is irrelevant that the project is expected to last for more than one year.
This is especially so in a work setting; often the consumer was the first one with a psychiatric disability to work at a particular location, and is well aware of what it is like to be new on the job and coping with stress and stigma.
Lastly, blurred and/or double vision may impact the individual's ability to work at occupations which require visual acuity.
Indeed, a final way that employees can exercise choice over their hours of employment is to work at more than one job.
A second group, consisting of 43% of those who had used alternative schedules, referred to life-style considerations, such as a desire to coordinate with a husband's work schedule or an ability to work at home or a wish to avoid rush hour traffic.
The company's vice president in charge of manufacturing asks the quality control specialist to work at the Tucson plant until the quality control problems can be corrected.
Most striking in this worker's testimony is the recognition of some socially-recognized age level (here unspecified) at which boys would earn their keep, that as family breadwinner he chose to purchase his sons' idleness, and that he held a notion of the worth of his sons' labor which caused him to spare them and himself the quiet humiliation of sending them out to work at any price.