Unskilled Work


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Unskilled Work

Work that requires no special training or education. Unskilled work includes washing dishes or mopping floors. Many companies require unskilled work to operate; however, it generally is low-paid work.
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The last two columns of Table 1 report estimated coefficients of dummy variables for working in managerial and clerical occupations with the omitted category of unskilled work in manufacturing.
David Cameron is talking about ending "the something for nothing" culture and wants young people to do unskilled work for their benefits.
As Britain's economic woes demonstrate, the days of plentiful unskilled work are gone.
The UK, for instance, has the second highest number of children living in single-parent or step-parent families, and 30% of youngsters said they expected to end up in unskilled work.
Having a large, unskilled work force is not healthy for the economy, and it's not healthy for the individuals because they get locked into low- paying jobs,'' Young said.
A SURVEY for The Times newspaper found that women, young people and those in unskilled work were most optimistic about the nation's chance of claiming a first football trophy since 1966.
If a visual limitation prevents an individual from seeing the small objects involved in most sedentary unskilled work, or if an individual is not able to avoid ordinary hazards in the workplace, such as boxes on the floor, doors ajar, or approaching people or vehicles, there will be a significant erosion of the sedentary occupational base.
Britain at the moment allows for professionals like doctors to have authorised work permits but doesn't have the same system for semi or unskilled work.
Until now, the Modern Apprenticeship has been restricted to people of under 25, madness when you consider the number of young people who leave school with few qualifications but who want to learn a trade after a number years of unskilled work.
It's not unskilled work and, if it is done badly, it can ruin a valuable asset, a racehorse.
The findings of the British Household Panel Survey are backed by Scottish recruitment firms, who say graduates are being forced to take unskilled work after leaving university.
RESEARCHERS say unskilled work has become much harder to find in recent years.