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Piecework   /pˈiswˌərk/   Listen
Piecework

noun
1.
Work paid for according to the quantity produced.






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"Piecework" Quotes from Famous Books



... tramp? 1. Who become tramps? 2. Their number. 3. Where are they? B. Why is he a tramp? 1. Inventions have increased the power of production more rapidly than the demand for products has grown. a. On the farm. b. Transportation. c. Factories. d. Piecework. 2. Women now do much work formerly done by men. a. As clerks. b. As typewriters, stenographers, and bookkeepers. c. In the professions. 3. The result of these causes is that many men willing to work are out of employment. C. What must ...
— English: Composition and Literature • W. F. (William Franklin) Webster



Words linked to "Piecework" :   work, employment



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