from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of employing.
- n. The state of being employed.
- n. The work in which one is engaged; occupation.
- n. An activity to which one devotes time.
- n. The percentage or number of people gainfully employed: "a vicious spiral of rising prices under full employment” ( William Henry Beveridge).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A use, purpose
- n. The act of employing
- n. The state of being employed
- n. The work or occupation for which one is used, and often paid
- n. An activity to which one devotes time
- n. The number or percentage of people at work
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of employing or using; also, the state of being employed.
- n. That which engages or occupies; that which consumes time or attention; office or post of business; service
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of employing or using, or the state of being employed.
- n. Work or business of any kind, physical or mental; that which engages the head or hands; anything that occupies time or attention; office or position involving business: as, agricultural employments; mechanical employments; public employment.
- n. An implement. Nares. [Rare.]
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of giving someone a job
- n. the occupation for which you are paid
- n. the state of being employed or having a job
- n. the act of using
They do not stop to reflect that so much wealth has been wiped out of the world, and that _instead of the destruction furnishing so much additional employment, it has only changed the direction of the employment_.
“Mooney was hoping his attack would result in employment from a security firm …”
“Mooney was hoping his attack would result in employment from a security firm, rather than prosecution, says PC Magazine.”
April 13th, 2009 at 4: 57 pm âMooney was hoping his attack would result in employment from a security firmâ ¦ â well sure, they still need a junior janitor they can piss on all day. kevin Says:
Mooney was hoping his attack would result in employment from a security firm, rather than prosecution, says PC Magazine.
Growth in employment is pretty much all immigrants and Public sector sinecures.
In Rochester that racial discrimination in employment is wrong, even where its ostensible goal is to help minorities?
Moreover, shutting down their ability to gain employment is dangerous.
The current rise in employment can therefore be at least partially attributed to the Bush tax cuts of several years ago (employment is a very lagging indicator – almost the last thing to show results from economic policy changes).
But more women will have to become much more aggressive than they are at present if equal opportunity in employment is to be achieved.
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