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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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Rates of access at work are lower than access at home in most countries," according to David Day, director of analytics at ACNielsen eRatings.
Northwestern National Life Insurance Company (NWNL, 1993) estimated more than two million workers were the victims of physical attacks at work between July 1992 and July 1993.
However, as they undermined company authority and sought to overcome alienation at work by asserting an aggressive masculinity, miners also came into conflict with the strict moral codes that formed an important part of the ideology of the left and organized labor.
Results revealed the challenges communicators face at work, the greatest of which is productivity, or more precisely, increasing theirs to meet the escalating demands of their employers.
What is clear is that whether girls were at home, at work, or in school, no one appeared to notice.
Half of those who experience lost time following the onset or worsening of disability while at work will drop out of the workforce permanently if they do not return within 5 months (Carbine et al.
It is likely that similar forces are at work with children with mild disabilities, albeit to a lesser extent.