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worker

the beneficiary of much modern legislation, sometimes in capacity as an employee under a contract of employment but also under separate regimes such as the wages legislation. In the law of the EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES, the worker is the subject of many legal provisions. See FREE MOVEMENT OF PERSONS.
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Distribution and natural history of the workerless inquiline ant Pogonomyrmex anergismus Cole (Hymenoptera: Formicidae).
Today we see a clear break with the dominance of a workerless international relations and international political economy.
This is not to suggest that the book should emulate the dry, dusty, workerless union histories that are all too common in industrial relations research.
A few South American Solenopsis species are workerless parasites, whose peculiar morphology caused them to be placed in the genera Labauchena or Paranamyrmex until Ettershank (1966) synonymized those genera with Solenopsis.
To get more automatic, workerless production equipment, various devices of automatic controls and feedback, which use computers or computer-like instruments, are introduced.
To what extent, and why, will the long-term trend of replacing human action by machine operations -- a trend towards 'the workerless factory' -- take place?