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wage

Economics the portion of the national income accruing to labour as earned income, as contrasted with the unearned income accruing to capital in the form of rent, interest, and dividends
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It seems to me, as I will develop further a little later, that domestic and reproductive work serve a different but as important a function in support of capitalism, and that this function is secured through the control of women, such that the devaluation of domestic work (wageless) is important to their control.
Jo How do you get 'unpleasant jobs' done in a wageless society?
This is essentially the mistake made by critical scholars who try to characterise informal work as self-employment, as a type of unemployment or as a 'wageless' proletariat.
As the wageless months wore on during the work in, local shops sent food parcels, workers got free haircuts at local barbers and it seemed like all of Scotland wanted to help.
Companies like Tesco and McDonalds, for example, are advertising "wageless" jobs, taking full advantage of the coalition Government's workfare programme by advertising jobs, including nightshift posts, in which the "employee" merely continues to receive their unemployment benefits.
Given women's exile from wage-paying industrial labor to the private, wageless sphere of domestic labor, why does the female body in Lang's film become the perfect ground for negotiating and implementing the Sexus/Eros divide?
and world proletariat--above all the wageless (women, students, farmers)--to demand better living conditions, less work, and a more egalitarian distribution of wealth.
Real fans then give the money to the wageless players, enabling them to put petrol in their cars to get to training.
As to employers who file for bankruptcy protection and are ultimately discharged from their debts to workers, no law prevents them from opening up another company, exploiting a new group of workers, and once again filing for bankruptcy-leaving the second group of workers similarly empty-handed and wageless.
Many parishioners did not show up for the mandated work, others sent their children or a substitute instead, and as Parkes [1925, 9] reports, those who did present themselves, "often poor men who could ill afford wageless days--would spend most of their time in standing still and prating, or asking for largesse of the passers-by ...
you were that to me" {Beckett 2006, no}), his partner in an always about to end relationship ("You're leaving me all the same" ..."I'm trying" {95}), but also, and most importantly, his slave: a wageless, domestic servant whose inner "light {is} dying" (98) after a lifetime of punishment and ritualistic exploitation.
Rather than seeing the bread-winning factory worker as the productive base on which a reproductive superstructure is erected, imagine the dispossessed proletarian household as a wageless base of subsistence labour--the 'women's work' of cooking, cleaning and caring--which supports a superstructure of migrant wage seekers who are ambassadors, or perhaps hostages, to the wage economy....