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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.
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work

see JOB, LABOUR, WORK ORGANIZATION, SOCIOLOGY OF WORK, HOMEWORKING, DOMESTIC LABOUR.
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work

see JOB.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005
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That's why the TUC is calling for a four-day working week, with decent pay for everyone.
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Ed Whiting, Wellcome's director of policy, told the paper: "It looks like moving the working week to four days rather than five gets you a broader productivity and wellbeing benefit.
At the moment, UK productivity is lower than many other leading countries and UK workers have a longer average working week of 42 hours.
The report, partly written by broadcaster Pat Kane, wants to see a shorter working week phased in over 10 years in a bid to reduce welfare spending.
However, last week it emerged that 15 members of the kingdom's legislative council were calling for the working week to be increased to 45 hours, or nine hours per day, claiming that a shorter week is largely for the benefit of expatriates.
A group of economists believes the working week should be reduced from an average of 40 hours to just 30 and cite Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands, among others, as examples of countries that have shorter working weeks but no less productivity among workers, the Independent reported.
INCREASING the working week of 100,000 health workers by 1.5 hours would save between [euro]80million and [euro]100million, it has been reported.
Spending less time in the office and more time gardening both have a range of benefits, and a scheme to provide a shorter working week and space for growing plants and food could "provide the answer to every headline problem at the moment", it was claimed.
Spending less time in the office and gardening both have a range of benefits, and a scheme to provide a shorter working week and space for growing plants and food could "provide the answer to every headline problem at the moment", it was claimed.