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Work

1. To perform a task, especially in exchange for compensation or the potential for profit. Working is necessary for any economy to function.

2. See: Job.

work

see JOB, LABOUR, WORK ORGANIZATION, SOCIOLOGY OF WORK, HOMEWORKING, DOMESTIC LABOUR.

work

see JOB.
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It answers everybody's problems and I see it as the next logical step in a very long historical process of whittling down the length of the working week.
I was extremely delighted, in fact received a jolt, to note that Times Xpresso, in its edition this week, has decided to pick up an issue that we all in private sector have long been craving for - five-day working week with two-day weekend.
On average, workers in the 12 new EU Member States work two and a half working weeks more each year than do workers in the former EU15, according to Working time developments - 2006, the annual update from Eurofound's European Industrial Relations Observatory (EIRO).
Union members, who comprise less than half the Aston Martin workforce, have refused to accept flexible working conditions and are also demanding a working week of 37 hours instead of the present 39 hours.
Speaking at the conference of the Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engineering unions (CSEU) in Eastbourne today, Derek Simpson will say that the Au15m fund should be used to pursue a shorter working week.
Six and seven-day working weeks would be replaced by a five-day working week.
Business managers in charge of organizations doing things of extraordinary complexity may find Schor's idea of how to shorten the working week difficult to put into effect.
He admits that after one particularly arduous working week, he accidentally diagnosed a patient with medication that could have potentially caused harm.
A week's holiday should be equivalent to a worker's normal working week.
In a statement issued here Tuesday, Abdul Majid said that the decision to observe 5-day working week has created manifold problems and severely hampered the business activities of trading and industrial circles.
WORKERS at car giant Jaguar Land Rover have voted to accept a shorter working week and a one-year pay freeze to avoid compulsory job cuts.
Q I READ recently that the 48-hour maximum working week will apply to all staff as the European Parliament has voted to abolish the right to opt-out.