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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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At a meeting of Calderdale Council's Cabinet, members agreed to consult staff and trade unions about specific proposals to introduce a seven day working week.
However members of the Unite union were re-balloted yesterday over an offer of a shorter working week.
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.
The authors of Time on Our Side argue that there is no correlation between average paid working hours and the strength of a country's economy, and point out that the working week in Britain is longer than in almost every other European country.
HSE negotiators have sought a two-hour increase in the working week for nurses, doctors and other health workers.
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.
There have been many letters suggesting a five-day working week in the private sector, just like government offices.
The automobile manufacturer is largely credited with introducing and popularising five-day working week, which over the years has proved to be more effective than six days of working.
By KARACHI, November 25, 2010 (Balochistan Times): State Bank of Pakistan and all offices of SBP Banking Services Corporation will observe six-day working week from Saturday (Nov.
Multan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MCCI) has once again strongly urged banks to refrain from observing five-day working week.
By walking for just 30 minutes a day during the working week, whether that's on the way to, from or during work, means meeting the government's recommended level of daily activity to transform your health.
Summary: Algeria began its new working week Thursday, with workers turning up on what until now had been a free day forming the weekend along with Friday.