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Employment vs. Unemployment

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Employmentnoun

A use, purpose

Unemploymentnoun

The state of having no job; joblessness.

‘Unemployment made Jack depressed.’;

Employmentnoun

The act of employing

‘The personnel director handled the whole employment procedure’;

Unemploymentnoun

The phenomenon of joblessness in an economy.

‘Unemployment has been considered a cause of crime.’;

Employmentnoun

The state of being employed

Unemploymentnoun

The level of joblessness in an economy, often measured as a percentage of the workforce.

‘Unemployment was reported at 5.2% in May, up from 4.9% in April.’;

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Employmentnoun

The work or occupation for which one is used, and often paid

Unemploymentnoun

(countable) A type of joblessness due to a particular economic mechanism.

‘All unemployments, seasonal, frictional, cyclical, classical, whatever, mean that you're out of work.’;

Employmentnoun

An activity to which one devotes time

Unemploymentnoun

(countable) An instance or period of joblessness.

‘Until then his life had consisted of low-paying jobs, numerous unemployments, and drug use.’;

Employmentnoun

(economics) The number or percentage of people at work

Unemploymentnoun

Quality or state of being not employed; - used esp. in economics, of the condition of various social classes when temporarily thrown out of employment, as those engaged for short periods, those whose trade is decaying, and those least competent.

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Employmentnoun

The act of employing or using; also, the state of being employed.

Unemploymentnoun

the state of being unemployed or not having a job;

‘unemployment is a serious social evil’; ‘the rate of unemployment is an indicator of the health of an economy’;

Employmentnoun

That which engages or occupies; that which consumes time or attention; office or post of business; service; as, agricultural employments; mechanical employments; public employments; in the employment of government.

‘Cares are employments, and without employThe soul is on a rack.’;

Unemployment

Unemployment, according to the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), is people above a specified age (usually 15) not being in paid employment or self-employment but currently available for work during the reference period.Unemployment is measured by the unemployment rate, which is the number of people who are unemployed as a percentage of the labour force (the total number of people employed added to those unemployed).Unemployment can have many sources, such as the following: new technologies and inventions the status of the economy, which can be influenced by a recession competition caused by globalization and international trade policies of the government regulation and marketUnemployment and the status of the economy can be influenced by a country through, for example, fiscal policy. Furthermore, the monetary authority of a country, such as the central bank, can influence the availability and cost for money through its monetary policy.

Employmentnoun

the state of being employed or having a job;

‘they are looking for employment’; ‘he was in the employ of the city’;

Employmentnoun

the occupation for which you are paid;

‘he is looking for employment’; ‘a lot of people are out of work’;

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Employmentnoun

the act of giving someone a job

Employmentnoun

the act of using;

‘he warned against the use of narcotic drugs’; ‘skilled in the utilization of computers’;

Employment

Employment is a relationship between two parties, usually based on a contract where work is paid for, where one party, which may be a corporation, for profit, not-for-profit organization, co-operative or other entity is the employer and the other is the employee. Employees work in return for payment, which may be in the form of an hourly wage, by piecework or an annual salary, depending on the type of work an employee does or which sector they are working in.

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