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clerk

1. clerk to the justices (in England) a legally qualified person who sits in court with lay justices to advise them on points of law
2. an employee of a court, legislature, board, corporation, etc., who keeps records and accounts, etc.
3. Brit a senior official of the House of Commons
4. a cleric
5. US and Canadian short for salesclerk
6. Archaic a scholar
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As offices increased in size and complexity, the demand for clerical workers expanded.
26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the groundbreaking for the University of California's Mission Bay Medical Center today, university officials, including UC President Mark Yudof, were confronted by university administrative assistants and clerical workers who urged them to bargain their long-overdue contract.
Results from the Administrative & Clerical Employment Report: -- Sixty-eight percent of administrative and clerical workers believe the economy is getting weaker, decreasing 10 percentage points from the fourth quarter of 2008.
The United Transportation Union and the Transportation Communications International Union, which together represent about 4,950 bus and train drivers and clerical workers, agreed early Monday to extend their contract deadline to Saturday.
The MX Series will be a boon to companies that wish to take advantage of telecommuting work arrangements -- such as remote-site clerical workers who need digital set capabilities to function effectively.
At the same time, nearly three-fourths (71 percent) of administrative and clerical workers believe it is unlikely they will lose their jobs in the next year.
Two unions negotiating with the MTA at the Pasadena Hilton agreed to extend the deadline until Saturday for the bus drivers and the customer- service and clerical workers they represent.
At Harvard the lowest paid senior clerical workers make 5% more than the highest paid senior clerical workers at Yale.
The transportation workers' threat of a job action came at the same time hundreds of hospital, clinic and clerical workers rallied downtown, threatening to strike during the Democratic National Convention in August.
District Council 33 also negotiated $100,000 in funding for the operation of working committees on career paths for clerical workers and comparable worth.
The positions targeted for elimination include campus supervisors, clerical workers, custodians, groundskeepers, maintenance workers and food service workers.
Because it is completely computerized, it eliminates the need for the army of clerical workers required to administer the present lottery systems, and allows for 'instant winners' in that the tabulations are calculated by computer on the spot.