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synonyms for wage earner

  • breadwinner
  • employee
  • income producer
  • jobholder
  • one who brings home the bacon
  • salaried worker
  • staff member
  • staffer
  • wage slave
  • wageworker
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Cincinnatus will not back to his plow, or, at the best, stands sullenly between his plow-handles arguing for a higher wage.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
If the high wage is paid and the short hours are granted, then the price of the thing made, so it seems, rises higher still.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
The single employer rightly knows that there is a wage higher than he can pay and hours shorter than he can grant.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
They wage war as a tribe on account of wrongs done to a private individual.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
The minimum wage law ought to form, in one fashion or another, a part of the code of every community.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Activities such as these differ with a whole sky from the wage-work of the modern industrial worker.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
This can be done, as with the minimum wage, partly by positive legislation and partly collective action.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Strangely enough, the surveyors did not at once follow, even to secure their wage which so just a man would surely pay.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
But only the Anarchists dare wage war upon all and every form of wrong, and they are few in number, lacking in power.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
The starting wage for adolescents is often somewhat high, and thrift is not practised by them.
REPORT OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON MORAL DELINQUENCY IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTSOSWALD CHETTLE MAZENGARB ET AL.
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WORDS RELATED TO WAGE EARNER

  • artisan
  • blue collar
  • breadwinner
  • company person
  • craftsperson
  • employee
  • hand
  • help
  • laborer
  • nine-to-fiver
  • operative
  • peasant
  • proletarian
  • serf
  • slave
  • stiff
  • toiler
  • trader
  • tradesperson
  • wage earner
  • white collar
  • working person
  • working stiff
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