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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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The economy remains a substantial challenge, which is why we need the right employment support to ensure that those living in workless households and their children are given the opportunities and help to succeed.
There was a slight improvement in the proportion of workless households between 2011 and 2012, dipping from 22.
Long-term and temporary sickness was the main reason given for not working by 16 to 64-yearolds living in workless households.
There is a sharp regional disparity in the rates of workless households across the UK.
Despite the major job losses seen on Anglesey over the last three years the county now has less workless households, 4,000, compared to 5,000 in 2005.
The only exceptions will be carers, workless parents of very young children and severely disabled people.
Government Ministers are finalising a radical scheme to help Scot-land's hard- core workless.
When we encounter this work, this workless work, we see our own worklessness reflected back to us by the more enterprising soul; when a Higher Esthetic Power achieves this amazing reversal of torpor into plentitude, we feel liberated--and doubly unworthy
It's criminal most of those on the breadline in our country hold a job - the working poor outnumbering the workless poor.
Other data showed that just over half of the two million workless families were families where all members have been out of work for at least three years, with retirement the most common reason for not being in employment.
The number of workless households in Scotland has reduced by 38,000 over the last year, figures published today reveal.