wage earner

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someone who earn wages in return for their labor

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The model in Figure 5 illustrates a furnished cabin of the period; it is drawn to a scale that represents the average living space available to the urban wageworker.
Out data is much more detailed, but it confirms trends that he noticed in Seattle and Tacoma--namely that the majority of the wageworker population of these cities came from out of state and overseas.
The 25-year-old wageworker had no trouble finding well-paid work when he came ashore in Victoria in 1890.
Marriage might also determine where a wageworker lived; it may have provided an escape from the congested quarters of bachelor cabins and tenements and a ticket to one of Victoria's streetcar suburbs, such as Fernwood, James Bay, Rock Bay, and Victoria West.
The question was additionally challenging because wageworker habitations have largely disappeared.
Our deepest appreciation is extended to Eli Paddle, PhD Candidate, Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, for his assistance in drawing this wageworker cabin with Google SketchUp.
Though migrant seasonal workers made up an important proportion of all rural workers, Tinsman sees the system of inquilino labor as dominating labor arrangements, with permanent and temporary wageworkers often belonging to the families of male inquilinos.
In their initial attempts to improve their bargaining power (Pleck, 1992) with employers and their leverage over women, male wageworkers colluded with their employers to help create occupational sex segregation.
Wageworkers in the non-farm sector have been better off than at least agricultural labourers.
They are portrayed as representing a narrow class interest (despite the fact that most immigrants were wageworkers, peddlers, and poor shopkeepers) while other actors, such as Zionists, religious leaders, and philanthropists, are presumed to have represented larger, "Jewish" interests.
Self-sufficient family businesses transformed into larger commercial businesses that hired wageworkers, calculated profits, and were dependent on banks, rails, and other businesses.
Third, the process of transformation of peasants, salt workers, and fishermen into organised and unorganised sector wageworkers, and the consequent change in their economic condition, is discussed.
Even the contractual workers, ad-hoc workers, daily wageworkers and municipal committee workers aren't brought under Pay Commission umbrella.
Evidence from household surveys suggests that while the share of government wageworkers has witnessed a precipitous decline since 1970, this slack was mainly picked up by the informal sector, whose share rose from roughly 4 percent to above 40 percent.
As 1970s Italian feminists first denounced, the "angelo del focolare" of the 1950s was the intermediary between male wageworkers and capital: women had to nurture and sustain the workers at home, because workers could sell their labor only if women provided for their physical and psychological welfare (Chiste 28), an idea that was established regardless of whether the woman worked outside the home or not.