Gainful Employment

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Gainful Employment

A job that allows self-sufficiency. There is no hard-and-fast definition of what constitutes gainful employment. For example, pizza delivery may pay the bills for one person but only serve as a cash generator for another. Gainful employment usually (but not always) implies work in a white collar or skilled blue collar position. Debt level, family commitments and other monthly bills affect the extent to which one is gainfully employed.
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The idea is to give them a meaningful and gainful occupation," said Al Areefi.
Some policies will consider a claimant disabled if he or she is unable to work in any gainful occupation, while some will define disability as being unable to perform the material duties of the claimant's regular occupation or specialty.
The construction of marine craft is a throwback to Ajman's dhow-building activity of days long gone when it fetched gainful occupation for its inhabitants in an environment marked by a lack of sophisticated industries.
The rating board noted the veteran was unable to secure a substantial and gainful occupation for various reasons, including his age.
Her most urgent desire is to be employed in a gainful occupation (if possible as nursery teacher) and to attend a college.
Even though the principal objective of students from the lower ranks was social mobility, achieving their goal only added to an already large number of graduates without gainful occupation.
Some of the value provisions available include mandatory rehabilitation, gainful occupation, 40 hour work week, national economy definition of own occupation, and special conditions limitation.
All too often highschool students are tracked into college oriented curriculums when their natural talents, abilities, interests (and perhaps even their family's financial circumstances) would be better served in finding and entering gainful occupations that do not require a college degree.
Men, women and even children engaged in gainful occupations find themselves in a position to spare from their earnings something for storing away against the rainy day.
The census of 1911, for example, netted just over 20,000 Calgarians credited with gainful occupations, and depending on the statistical source, 40-odd manufacturing enterprises then employed a payroll of anywhere between 2,000 and 3,500 people.
Reflecting his era, he couched this in terms of the patriarchal wage earner, asserting, "It is an intolerable abuse, and to be abolished at all cost, for mothers on account of the father's low wage to be forced to engage in gainful occupations outside the home to neglect of their .

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