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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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DOL claims that 30-40,000 workers were forced to work off the clock at Food Lion.
The claims also identified 159 company supervisors and officials who had knowledge of off the clock work or pressured employees to work off the clock.
It felt good to get out there, and now hopefully I can work off of it.
Basically, we made sure that Enterprise Manager takes as much work off network administrators' hands as possible, by simplifying or downright automating a series of security management processes.
To have a player spend his entire career in this league with one club and then start to work off the field for it is a great model for the rest of the league to follow,'' Galaxy president and general manager Doug Hamilton said.
Pitching coach Kevin Tatlinger had the players work off tees and followed with live hitting.
Jobs are being lost from the company subcontracting out work and shipping work off to other countries, they say.
I'm not telling you to work off the clock, but you have to get the job done,'" said a Johnson City, Tenn.
But they are patiently waiting and have even started to work off 500 hours of sweat equity required to live in the home.
The lawsuit alleged numerous labor violations and sought damages for requiring employees to work off the clock, unlawful alterations to employee time records, and failure to provide required rest and meal breaks.