working conditions

  

Definition

The conditions in which an individual or staff works, including but not limited to such things as amenities, physical environment, stress and noise levels, degree of safety or danger, and the like.

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  • The workers at the mill are on strike for the month due to poor wages, working conditions, health care, hours, benefits, and vacation time.

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  • Darren's working conditions were getting to be quite severe, as the tractor he road regularly lost its brakes and accelerated into neighboring fields.

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  • Because the factory owner refused to let his employees take the day off when the air conditioning broke down, they faced dangerous working conditions in the summer heat.

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Notable Quotes

  • The Deception of Working Conditions
    "What most people think are the best working conditions, are not. Very clearly they are not because people are often most productive when working conditions are bad."
    - Richard Hamming

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