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Adj.1.wage-earning - working for hourly wages rather than fixed (e.g. annual) salaries; "working-class occupations include manual as well as industrial labor"
blue-collar - of or designating manual industrial work or workers
2.wage-earning - of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborerswage-earning - of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers; "party of the propertyless proletariat"- G.B.Shaw
low-class, lower-class - occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society
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Mr Kgathi noted that whereas Botswana had entered a reservation to Article 17 of the 1951 United Nations Convention relating to the status of refugees on wage-earning employment, refugees in Botswana had been allowed to participate in the local job market.
My two sons, along with thousands of young people, have enough to worry about, seeking to pay off three years of exorbitant student debt without losing 18 months of wage-earning to march around a parade ground.
employees' rights and privileges, 27.2% of wage-earning employees are hired by
MORE wage-earning families in Wales are now living in poverty than those who have no jobs, according to a new report published today.
Reason #4: Younger wage-earning consumers think income protection planning makes sense--while they are young.
We are not in recession, we are in collapse, we are never going to start the economy expanding again so we have full employment and a contented, wage-earning proletariat.
The second examines both wage-earning and self-employed women's involvement in Business and Professional Women's Clubs in Victoria and Vancouver to learn more about entrepreneurial women, consider their activity within these clubs, and, in one of the book's most interesting chapters, explore the challenge of being a woman in the masculine business world.
It revolves around four general axes: the creation of new wage-earning jobs in all sectors, the development of entrepreneurship and creation of micro-enterprises with promoters' guidance to ensure sustainability of the jobs created, support to ailing companies and preservation of existing jobs, as well as an active accompaniment of job applicants and development of their employability.
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Boal will lead several workshops on his dialectic, participatory performance format, known as Forum Theatre; and the host organizations will present examples of the form focused on such issues as wage-earning (under the pointed title The Cook Said to the Rabbit, Let's Make a Stew Together), sexism and domestic violence.
Working girls in the West; representations of wage-earning women.