unemployed person

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Noun1.unemployed person - someone who is joblessunemployed person - someone who is jobless    
nonworker - a person who does nothing
hunger marcher - an unemployed person who participates in a hunger march
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Honeythunder walked in the middle of the road, shouldering the natives out of his way, and loudly developing a scheme he had, for making a raid on all the unemployed persons in the United Kingdom, laying them every one by the heels in jail, and forcing them, on pain of prompt extermination, to become philanthropists.
SIALKOT -- A married unemployed person on Monday committed suicide here in the village of Bhaggal in the jurisdiction of Kotli Loharian police station.
In comparison, a more moderate condition for (2), which is "have been doing job-seeking activity within the last month", is the Unemployed Person (ILO2013) which has been released beginning with the latest Detailed Tabulation.
If any employer in south-east Birmingham or Solihull wishes to offer a work trial in an admin position to an unemployed person, I would quite happily show what I can do for free.
If an employer wants to replace a worker with an unemployed person who would do a better job for less, they cannot.
But the unemployed have not committed any crime, yet are set to be treated the same as an offender - worse, in fact, because, if an unemployed person fails to attend their forced work programme benefit will be suspended without hesitation.
If a street cleaner lost his/her job and was replaced by a community service unemployed person, then if that street cleaner was on the dole for more than six months, he could be told to join the community service scheme and clean the same streets he used to get paid to clean.
The New Enterprise Allowance scheme will give an unemployed person entering self-employment a weekly payment linked to the value of their benefit for a period of up to six months.
I am sure in most streets there is at least one able-bodied unemployed person who could be recruited by the council as street wardens who would be responsible for the cleanliness of the area allotted to him/her.
Common second time sanction in case of repeated offence within 12 months: Until the unemployed person has had 300 hours of ordinary work within 10 weeks, the daily cash recipient will receive no benefits, and the cash benefit recipient (if able to take a job) will receive only one-third.