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work paid for according to the quantity produced

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We reckon piecework rate's about one-and- sevenpence-farthing an hour .
The concept of piecework was evolved further and it is defined as attaching an earnings value to a unit of a commodity produced by an individual or group of individuals.
We have been trying to get our product into additional stores so that we can increase our revenue, and we would like to acquire additional piecework vendors for that same reason.
Any right (or left) thinking person understands that the lack of transparency coupled with a system where physicians were paid piecework would inevitably lead to disastrous results.
Many of the town's workers did piecework at home, assembling boots and shoes, or making palm-leaf hats.
DWYL locks workers into the academic piecework of CAF by deflecting attention away from the real problem.
Many manufacturers, for instance, use this as the base for compiling piecework rates, such that the more that is accomplished in a given time, the more the employee earns.
In this article, I discuss change as integral within the tradition of tifaifai, the colorful applique and piecework (or patchwork) quilt-like textiles made in Tahiti and other islands of French Polynesia, located in the South Pacific (fig.
Beginning in that year, salaries and wages from these categories were included as part of labor income, and in 2004 income from these categories in the form of piecework, commissions, tips, overtime, year-end bonuses, incentives, other bonuses, rewards or prizes, extra pay, vacation bonus, and profit sharing was included.
In this series, frantic strokes and facture-laden fields are cobbled together much like the piecework fabric in Factory, 2012-13, and so many others.
This seemed encouraging, until a trend emerged in which it was obvious that this had become a piecework process in which the luck of the draw in what agent was selected to examine the application determined its fate.
Sweeney continued: Family physicians will provide medical homes for our patients and be paid based on the number of people we care for and quality care standards, not by piecework.
To pay a piecework rate it must be equivalent to the federal minimum wage," said Deanne Amaden, regional director of public affairs for the U.
Doctors who are paid on a piecework basis are motivated to maximize revenue by treating more people and giving more treatment to every patient who walks in the door.
sails among the never-finished piecework, his voice winding in