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nonworker

(ˌnɒnˈwɜːkə)
n
a person who is not engaged in paid employment
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nonworker - a person who does nothing
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
deadhead - a nonenterprising person who is not paying his way; "the deadheads on the payroll should be eased out as fast as possible"
do-nothing, idler, layabout, loafer, bum - person who does no work; "a lazy bum"
retired person, retiree - someone who has retired from active working
striker - an employee on strike against an employer
unemployed person - someone who is jobless
vacationer, vacationist - someone on vacation; someone who is devoting time to pleasure or relaxation rather than to work
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
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The $3 (P134) per day a Vietnamese worker gets is much too low, but it's better than the zero a Filipino nonworker gets.
Other studies in nonworker populations have shown that use of early imaging may be associated with higher utilization and medical costs (Jarvik et al.
Disablement generally equates with poverty so becoming a nonworker translates into a life of financial hardship, whether one has insurance or not, and generates a very realistic fear in workers of becoming disabled.
Dobson's introduction acknowledges the difficulties with the terms worker and nonworker, but gives a refreshingly frank case for their use in his study that is borne out by the rest of the book.
With this approach, a particular nonworker may or may not overreport disability, and the degree of overreporting may depend on factors other than the desire to work.
The United States, for instance, offers many examples of nonworker influence on unions.
1 Nonpaid worker or nonworker or own home/at home (961) 4 72 18.
TABLE 2 Frequency of Pantry Visits by Employment Status, Among Single Mothers Using Food Pantries in Wisconsin During October 1999 (n=868) Long-term Medium-term Nonworker Nonworker (> 12 months) (3-12 months) (%) (%) Percent of Sample in Category 23 15 Visits to Any Food Pantry in Past 6 Months * 1 (New User) 16 21 2-3 (Light User) 22 24 4-6 (Moderate User) 24 23 7+ (Heavy User) 38 33 Total 100 100 Recently Out of Work (0-2 months) Employed (%) (%) Percent of Sample in Category 15 47 Visits to Any Food Pantry in Past 6 Months * 1 (New User) 31 20 2-3 (Light User) 38 30 4-6 (Moderate User) 14 21 7+ (Heavy User) 17 29 Total 100 100 * Indicates number of pantry visits differs significantly among employment groups at 1% confidence level, based on chi-square test.
A couple in which only one has a work history might receive $22,500 --$15,000 for the worker, and $7,500 for the nonworker.
When the average and entrance wage indicate different relative costs as a result of nonworker characteristics, the average wage is preferred for use in a wage index, because it is the "bottom line" that a hospital must pay.
We classified case-patients by work status (worker, nonworker, or unknown).
17) Table 4 shows that in counties with a relatively high nonworker rate, the predicted probabilities of technology ownership and adoption all increased after the NHI reforms.