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A wage earner.


a person who works for a wage

wage′ earn`er

a person who works for wages.
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The report tracked the labour movement in the broader sense of the term, that includes every wageworker whether for a public or private institution, small businesses or handicrafts.
13) We were struck by the large number of wageworker cabins and tenements on the northern perimeter of the Chinese quarter.
The Bill provides protection not only to women who are employed but also to any woman who enters the workplace as a client, customer, apprentice, and daily wageworker or in adhoc capacity.
Recently, Kejriwal had restored electricity connection of a daily wageworker after it was disconnected by the Electricity Department due non-payment of the inflated bill.
6) By using a feminist rhetoric of "choice" to describe the pattern of women's departure from the workplace in favor of full-time caregiving, the rhetoric remains insulated from broad criticism, perpetuates an inaccurate image of women's complicated life reality as wageworker and caregiver, and maintains a status quo workplace structure that is inherently discriminatory against women.
A 20-year-old daily wageworker, Ram Sagar Chandravanshi, was assaulted and one of his hands dismembered after he refused to work for free for contractors in lieu of Rs 300 that he owed.
Perhaps more serious is that many who claim to be postmodernist/poststructural "critical" theorists seldom look at and condemn the ravages of contemporary capitalism's drive to beat down wageworkers.
Recent rains and flood crippled livelihood of daily wageworkers.
Whereas vernacular performances by laborers on the radio in the 1930s had functioned to celebrate the solidarity of the working class and promote the power of unity among them, the contemporary YouTube AFL-CIO and ACORN Minimum Wage videos instead emphasize the isolation, vulnerability, and helplessness of the wageworkers.
Alex Jones's play Packers, an unbuttoned Black Country comedy about low wageworkers (packing Christmas crackers for a firm called "Crackers Am We") was staged by Zipp Theatre at Newhampton Arts Centre in Wolverhampton, while another Wolver hampton company, Four sight, put on The Corner Shop, a devised play linked to a research project funded by English Heritage, in disused shop units in West Bromwich.
8 million work 'positions' were created in Mexico, of which 54% were filled by wageworkers, 4% by employers and 43% by the self-employed" (2005, 25).