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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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In addition, the unions that represent ranking officers and patrolmen in the Police Department, and clerical workers in the Department of Public Works and Parks have agreed to such changes - the police officials' union and DPW clerical workers have already ratified such deals while the police patrolmen must still take a ratification vote.
A further strike by managers and clerical workers is due the next day.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes CPIs for two population groups: (1) the CPI for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), which covers households of wage earners and clerical workers that comprise approximately 32 percent of the total population and (2) the CPI for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) and the Chained CPI for All Urban Consumers (C-CPIU), which cover approximately 87 percent of the total population and include in addition to wage earners and clerical worker households, groups such as professional, managerial, and technical workers, the self-employed, short-term workers, the unemployed, and retirees and others not in the labor force.
(3) We also conducted a secondary analysis of oral histories collected by the first author in the mid-1980s with 28 white women clerical workers in a Mid-Western U.S.
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The Fortune 500 company has open positions for customer care agents; data entry and clerical workers; and managers who are needed to respond to increased business.
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A walkout by thousands of firefighters, security and clerical workers next Monday had already been cancelled but further stoppages remained on the cards for January 14 and January 17/18.
Thousands of firefighters, security, and clerical workers were due to walk out for 24 hours next Monday in the first of three stoppages in protest at a decision by BAA to close its final salary pension scheme to new workers.
Thousands of firefighters, security and clerical workers were due to walk out for 24 hours next Monday in the first of three stoppages in protest at a decision by BAA to close its final salary pension scheme to new workers.
The workers include firefighters, maintenance and security staff and clerical workers.