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employment

the use of LABOUR and CAPITAL to produce goods and services. See LABOUR FORCE, CAPITAL STOCK.

employment

  1. 1micro-context - the use of LABOUR as a FACTOR OF PRODUCTION;
  2. macro-context - the aggregate number of persons in work in the economy as a constituent of the LABOUR FORCE. The size and quality of the labour force is a crucial determinant of the economy's capacity to provide output (see AGGREGATE SUPPLY) and achieve ECONOMIC GROWTH over time.
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He assured me "that this invention had employed all his thoughts from his youth; that he had emptied the whole vocabulary into his frame, and made the strictest computation of the general proportion there is in books between the numbers of particles, nouns, and verbs, and other parts of speech.
It has rarely been attempted to be employed, but against the weaker members; and in most instances attempts to coerce the refractory and disobedient have been the signals of bloody wars, in which one half of the confederacy has displayed its banners against the other half.
If opposition to the national government should arise from the disorderly conduct of refractory or seditious individuals, it could be overcome by the same means which are daily employed against the same evil under the State governments.
He had just decided to delay his visit to South Morden no longer, when the errand-boy employed by Sharon brought him this message: "The old 'un's at home, and waitin' to see yer.
in 1453, stone shot of 1,900 pounds weight were employed.
She afterwards continued her work, whilst the young man went into the garden and appeared busily employed in digging and pulling up roots.
In the evening the young girl and her companion were employed in various occupations which I did not understand; and the old man again took up the instrument which produced the divine sounds that had enchanted me in the morning.
A higher percentage of adults who were previously employed (29.
The Register also shows Tynemouth MP Alan Campbell said he employed his daughter Emily Campbell as a part-time adminsitrative assistant between January and March 2017.
The Register also shows that Tynemouth MP Alan Campbell said he employed his daughter Emily Campbell as a part-time adminsitrative assistant between January and March 2017.
There are many areas in which self-employed people may miss out compared with employed earners, and access to automatic enrolment and an employer pension contribution is one of these.
They obviously have a greater burden in finding and implementing a retirement plan than employed workers, and most don't get the benefit of an employer contribution to pad their savings, according to the report.