good, hard | productive | fast, quick | methodical, steady | slow | core, key | full-time, part-time | permanent | casual
Casual workers are usually paid by the hour.
| shift | migrant, seasonal | freelance | self-employed | paid | voluntary, volunteer | low-paid | redundant, unemployed | retired | female, male, woman | black, white | immigrant | fellow | average
One night in these expensive hotels costs around the average worker's monthly wage.
| skilled | unskilled | semi-skilled | blue-collar, manual | clerical, office, white-collar | professional | shop-floor | private-sector, public-sector | council, municipal | assembly-line, factory, manufacturing, production | construction | metal | maintenance | railway, transport | agricultural, farm, rural | care, community, health, healthcare, hospital, social, welfare, youth | rescue | aid, relief | charity | field, research | domestic | postal
VERB + WORKER
employ, have | engage, hire, recruit, take on | dismiss, fire, lay off, make redundant, sack | exploit
The union accused the firm of exploiting its workers.
WORKER + VERB
work | run sth, staff sth
The shop is staffed by one paid worker and three volunteers.
| lose a job
400 workers have lost their jobs.
| demand sth
Workers demanded fair wages and better working conditions.
The workers voted for industrial action.
| (be on) strike, walk out
The workers walked out last month after a failure to agree all the terms for the 110 lay-offs.
WORKER + NOUN
worker participation in decision making
the exploitation of workers, workers' demands, worker's rights
More information about JOB
be, work as ~
She's a well-known writer. Her father, a trained chef, now works as a bus driver.
study to be, train as, train to be ~
She trained as a painter and sculptor.
start (work) as ~
He started work as a trainee chef.
become, qualify as ~
She qualified as a vet last year.
employ (sb as), have
The company employs more than 1500 engineers.
engage (sb as), get, hire (sb as), recruit, take on ~
They have recruited a new designer.
appoint, appoint sb (as), make sb ~
are usually used with academic, official or highly responsible jobs:He was appointed Professor of Law at Yale. At 39 she was made chairman of the board.
dismiss, fire, sack ~
The club have sacked their coach.
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