Definition of 'employment'
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This is a precursor to bringing an employment tribunal claim. The Sun (2016)With full employment we have a great opportunity to get offenders into jobs now. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He or she can make a claim at an employment tribunal if the refusal was based on incorrect facts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Her MPs should do the same or find alternative employment. The Sun (2016)They called for companies to face fines for such discrimination and for employment tribunals to make awards against employers who flout the law. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But the grandmother of five had been drinking only cordial, an employment tribunal found. The Sun (2016)The postwar era of growth, full employment and stable prices ended. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The public sector tends to suspend people on full pay rather than risk cases going to employment tribunals and ending in hefty compensation payments. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There have been successful employment tribunals brought against a film production company and a website. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There was full employment and no housing shortage. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The areas where employment prospects are most bleak are suffering the worst. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The best mentor will win a job as an employment advice guru. The Sun (2012)Moving the place of employment of one member of a household has serious implications for the others. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She has spent her payoff but has yet to find employment. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She had wanted a full employment tribunal. The Sun (2012)It had to maintain employment in an area where unemployment was far too high anyhow. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)Rising employment and increased job security have made households more confident about taking on debt. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In place of industrial employment have come services. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But what is stopping you finding paid employment? The Sun (2015)How can you be in full employment and not able to afford to feed your family? Times, Sunday Times (2012)But what are the hot sectors and which employment areas are in the doldrums? Times, Sunday Times (2010)And replacing financial employment with manufacturing jobs is daunting. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Employment tribunals will no longer have the power to make wide recommendations to an employer that has been found guilty of discrimination. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Instead, we should have more employment opportunities available to people as well as equal educational opportunities. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Over the past four months London has overtaken the rest of the country for employment growth. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The French labour regulations make employment of untried persons completely uneconomic for them. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Only 0.6 per cent of those in employment in this country share jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Photographs on a social network site can ruin a person 's employment prospects. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Their case was heard at an employment tribunal in March. The Sun (2014) Occupation or paid employment is especially key, since it is an important source of income and wealth in modern societies. Sociology (1995)According to this case, churches are free to deny employment to persons who do not have a social security number. Christianity Today (2000)His New Deal had not returned the country to full employment. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)One is to regard housing inequalities and differences as simple reflections of other inequalities (in class or employment or occupation or income). Home-ownership - differentiation and fragmentation (1990)
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Translations for 'employment'
British English: employment /ɪmˈplɔɪmənt/ NOUN
If you are in employment, you have a paid job.
She was unable to find employment.
- American English: employment
- Arabic: وَظِيفَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: emprego
- Chinese: 职业
- Croatian: zaposlenje
- Czech: zaměstnání
- Danish: ansættelse
- Dutch: betaald werk
- European Spanish: empleo trabajo
- Finnish: työllisyys
- French: emploi
- German: Anstellung
- Greek: απασχόληση εργασία
- Italian: impiego
- Japanese: 雇用
- Korean: 고용
- Norwegian: ansettelse
- Polish: zatrudnienie
- European Portuguese: emprego
- Romanian: ocupație
- Russian: занятость
- Spanish: empleo
- Swedish: anställning
- Thai: งาน
- Turkish: işe alma
- Ukrainian: зайнятість
- Vietnamese: việc làm
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