Work - Human Labor

Human Labor

  • Employment, a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee
  • House work,
  • Labor (economics), measure of the work done by human beings
  • Manual labour, physical work done by people
  • Wage labour, in which a worker sells his labor and an employer buys it
  • Work (project management), the effort applied to produce a deliverable or accomplish a task
  • Working the system, using the rules and procedures meant to protect a system, instead to manipulate that system

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