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A wage earner.
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a person who works for a wage
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wage′ earn`er

a person who works for wages.
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There is none of the North American stigma of wageworker attached to barista jobs in Central America--barista positions began as and remain roles associated with talent, expertise and global possibility.
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This division frustrates a reading of Marx, as he is apt to frequently refer to the wageworker as a slave to the bourgeois capitalist, fettered to a work that has come to oppress him.
"I do not benefit from the low-income housing project developed by the government because they demand many papers, including insurance and I get paid on a daily basis and do have a fixed job," wageworker Mohamed Saeed said.
Shukrullah, another daily wageworker, says earlier he would earn 1,000 Afs (17 USD) a week.
* 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.
But with the growth of the service industry, children have accrued another role, that of potential wageworker. To accomplish this transformation from farmer to service worker, Maya boys and a few girls were enrolled in boarding schools, postponing their work contributions to the household.
In this view, workers constituted the class defined in political economy and supposedly found in the factory districts of Europe, the mobile wageworker, dependent almost wholly if not entirely on his wages for his livelihood and legally free to negotiate the terms of his employment.
Proposition 1: (a) The median voter is the median wageworker. That is,
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.
I was working as a daily wageworker. Sometimes I would be a guard, other times I would push a wheelbarrow, and break stones.