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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What does this mean to actual working stiffs and their families?
a brain surgeon, but with an affordable rifle within reach of working stiffs.
Many of us race side-by-side with professionals, yet we are mere working stiffs by day.
So I count myself among the rest of us working stiffs who worry about job security.
And all working stiffs are rushing to complete the task for which they have had 365 days, but still neglected until the last frantic weekend.
In the phraseology of the underworld, "Working stiffs." And that is all they are; hard working toilers at the worst and most severe of jobs.
Wall Street is about as close as it has ever been to being full of working stiffs. Clock-punchers.
Keaton made his television debut in 1975 in the children's series "Mister Roger's Neighborhood." His big break was in 1977 when he joined the cast of the sitcom "All's Fair," after he appeared in that sitcom he landed a role in the comedy, "Working Stiffs." However, after the cancellation of the show, he tried to appear in television shows again and he succeeded in 1982.
For all the questionable utility of some programs of study in both high school and institutes of "higher learning," it seems there is room for programs with the explicit objective of teaching our youth the basics of survival in the world of working stiffs.
especially hipster font how truly I relate to the working stiffs
Ira Aronin: "Unions can be corrupt like any organization, but the increasing gap between the very wealthy and the working stiffs can be tied directly to union busting and the decline of unionized labor in this country."
My friends' dogs were nondescript working stiffs with foxy muzzles and pointy ears.