earner

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n earner someone who earn wages in return for their labor
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Usage

In literature:

This demand, made chiefly by the wage-earners and salaried men, has been seconded from another quarter.
"History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Their instincts as wage-earners made them keen to see the folly of division and competition among themselves.
"The Common Sense of Socialism" by John Spargo
Steady progress has been made in determining the kind of cultural trade instruction which will best assist such young wage-earners.
"The Making of a Trade School" by Mary Schenck Woolman
In a personal canvass in New York City, 365 wage-earners were asked their reasons for coming to New York City.
"The Negro at Work in New York City" by George Edmund Haynes
The majority of wage-earners probably pay between $1.75 and $3 per week and do not have a bath.
"The Cost of Living Among Wage-Earners" by National Industrial Conference Board
They gave me my month's cheque and just told me to go off, and off I came like the well-disciplined wage-earner I am.
"The Green Rust" by Edgar Wallace
Economic changes have brought women, to a very great degree, into industry as wage earners.
"Rural Problems of Today" by Ernest R. Groves
Some little earner too.
"The Dust Flower" by Basil King
And they've got the contempt of the wage-earners.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
Does the introduction of machinery benefit the wage-earner?
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
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In news:

Why should we limit ourselves to just replicating one tiny fragment of Clinton- era governance—higher tax rates on a fairly small number of earners.
As the clock ticks toward a tax hike on all Americans in 20 days, President Obama predicted Republicans would join Democrats to extend current rates for 98 percent of earners before the end of the year.
The majority of physicians are married, high-income earners with investment assets.
Since Korn first pounded us with their then-revolutionary hip-hop–heavy metal hybrid in 1994, so-called nu- metal has been one of the music industry's more stable, and sometimes spectacular, earners.
I s Barack Obama bluffing when he threatens to go over the fiscal cliff if Republicans refuse to agree to higher tax rates on high earners.
Much of the debate over impending tax hikes and budget cuts centers on the tax rate for top earners.
I 'm in the camp that believes Republicans have no choice but to agree to raise taxes on the top 2 percent of earners.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says the Obama administration is "absolutely" ready for the economy to go over the "fiscal cliff" rather than accept a budget deal that doesn't include higher taxes for top earners.
During his visit to the Philadelphia area today, President Barack Obama is planning on insisting on higher taxes for the top two percent of earners.
Thursday's Sound Off Question: Should taxes on high income earners be increased.
Michael Moore insists he's not part of the one percent - the top earners who should be viewed as the enemy according to his friends in the Occupy movement.
High income earners and college graduates are fleeing New York.
Top 10 earners overall .
All hourly wage earners and other employees covered under the Fair Labor Standards Act are entitled to receive overtime compensation if they work more than 40 hours in a week.
Here's a look at the top ten female earners in the entertainment industry according to Forbes.
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In science:

How soon? Beginning approximately in 2010, which is 1945 (the end of World War II) plus 65 years (the nominal age of retirement), wage earners that had been paying income taxes and capitalizing equity markets will retire and begin to withdraw funds.
Observations of Extrasolar Planets Enabled by a Return to the Moon
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