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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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Working to rule is a very effective form of industrial action.
The problem arose after screeners working for a private security company began working to rule, hand-searching all carry-on bags and creating long lines.
PASSENGERS on London Underground face travel chaos over the festive holiday after unions announced strikes and working to rule by Tube drivers in two separate disputes.
With its examiners on strike and working to rule, the DSA will be losing money.
If they are working to rule or only answering 999 calls they can't be doing the important bit of driving down the risk.
Dick Pearson, regional officer for the Fire Brigades Union in Wales, said he had received reports that firefighters at stations all over South Wales were working to rule.