employment


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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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I knew well therefore what would be my father's feelings, but I could not tear my thoughts from my employment, loathsome in itself, but which had taken an irresistible hold of my imagination.
But my enthusiasm was checked by my anxiety, and I appeared rather like one doomed by slavery to toil in the mines, or any other unwholesome trade than an artist occupied by his favourite employment.
The employment was likely to be both easy and agreeable; it was proposed to me at the autumn time of the year when I was least occupied; and the terms, judging by my personal experience in my profession, were surprisingly liberal.
Neither my mother's evident astonishment at my behaviour, nor Pesca's fervid enumeration of the advantages offered to me by the new employment, had any effect in shaking my unreasonable disinclination to go to Limmeridge House.
Maggie gratefully accepted an employment that gave her duties as well as a support; her days would be filled now, and solitary evenings would be a welcome rest.
Ps claim that they gave up their rights as tenured teachers to continued employment, absent just cause for termination.
Quid pro quo sexual harassment is predicated upon a showing by employees that their response to unwelcome sexual advances was subsequently used as the basis for a tangible employment action.
Since 1997, employment has declined in the goods-producing sectors of most developed and many developing economies, leaving service industries responsible for all net job creation.
The attitudes of employers can affect the employment outcomes for people with disabilities (Kennedy & Olney, 2001).
The researchers assessed associations between adverse changes in employment during pregnancy and infant birth weight, testing the influence of three factors potentially mediating these associations--prenatal care, infant gestational age and maternal weight gain during pregnancy
Halifax: To provide eligible individuals with an initial needs assessment to identify program activities that will support their employment goals.
Retirees are also eating away at the employment picture for teens, going back to work after realizing a savings account has its limits.

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