Working Stiff


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Working Stiff

Informal; an employee in a non-management position, especially one who is treated poorly. The term often is used in reference to tensions between corporate authorities and those under them.
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The performers, in alphabetical order, are Arthur Manuntag, Angelo Garcia, Colby dela Calzada, Ding Mercado, Elhmir Saison, Emcy Corteza, Eugene Villaluz, Henry Katindig, Isay Alvarez, Jacqui Magno, Jeannie Tiongco, Kiss the Bride, Maritoni Falconi, Megan Herrera, Noli Aurillo, Otep Concepcion, Pat Castillo, Rannie Raymundo, RayAn Fuentes, Rey Infante, Robert Sena, Sitti, Skarlet, Tonet Lipana, The Band Called Zion, Tillie Moreno and Working Stiff.
My own father, for instance, himself a working stiff from Brooklyn, was a proud Knight of Pythias for many years.
He is just an ordinary working stiff who tidies the garden in his spare time, has a loving wife who nags him for his secret smoking and dotes on his baby daughter.
Working Stiff, featuring batch mates Kedy Sanchez and Mari Cancio, will perform during the first set at the affair.
The same could be said of the hundreds of shoppers who are expected for the two-day sale, which actually has as much in common with the typical garage sale as a celebrity does with a 9-to-5 working stiff, though television fashionista Steven ``Cojo'' Cojocaru did have some fun with what was going on.
Seeing those word--"We're very excited by the trickle-down effect"--actually spoken by a working stiff puts the dissonance and illogic of supply-side theory in full relief.
Webb presented the policeman as a blue-collar working stiff.
I am a working stiff who now has two jobs to make ends meet, and I share a car with my wife.
Lopez's Charlie is an oh-so-adorable working stiff of the wacky La La Land variety (she walks dogs - probably just for the requisite poop joke - as well as toiling as a temp, yoga instructor, Little League coach, yada, yada, yada) who meets the man of her dreams (Michael Vartan playing a plot device) only to realize that the dream has a dark underbelly (Fonda).
In "Cooling Off," he's a working stiff looking back on his days in a restaurant.
Working stiff bank clerk Apte (Sandeep Kulkarni) sees red when he realizes everyone, from the water carrier to his bank manager boss, is thriving on bribes.
Too steep for your average working stiff, proclaimed the other half of our team.