dole office

Translations

dole office

n (British)agence f pour l'emploidole queue (British) n
to join the dole queue (= become unemployed) → grossir le nombre des chômeurs
lengthening dole queues (= increased unemployment) → l'augmentation du taux de chômage
The dole queues are lengthening → Le nombre de chômeurs augmente.
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Workers at Boulby mine and Tata Steel don't think the jobs market is tickety-boo as they will shortly be forming an orderly queue behind the 2,200 former SSI workers at the local dole office.
I will be calling at the dole office and may think about starting up a business.
The second series of this dole office sitcom is already a lot funnier than the first.
In 1978 when unemployment was approaching the one million mark the Tories put out a poster headed 'Labour isn't working' depicting a queue of unemployed people (actually they were working actors) winding up to the dole office.
40pm The last of the Comedy Playhouse sitcoms follows the misadventures of a small brotherhood of monks and the unemployed slacker who has recently joined their order to avoid criminal prosecution, after 10 years of defrauding the dole office.
A YOUNG woman has been viciously stabbed in the head as she sat in a car outside a dole office.
This is the time of year when players are battling to retain their playing rights and when Mark Roe and Richard Boxall, with the utmost pathos, will decree that the six-footers facing any number of golfers this week will be the difference between a caviar and champagne lifestyle, invites to the Masters and a hot tub with Cheryl Cole, or a trip down the dole office.
In this version, Mr Big (Christian Grey in the book) is a back-to-work interviewer at the dole office while Maggie is, according to the programme, 'a feisty female'.
It's as if a conveyor belt has been built from the playground to the dole office.
Paul Kenny, General Secretary of the GMB union, said: "The prospects for those without work is bleak as those made redundant in the public sector sign on at the dole office.
His protagonists have moved from the dole office to the debt-collection call centre - the new slavery, Soweto seems to imply, given that much of the inspiration for the album comes from 19th century work songs and the the blues.