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JOB. By this term is understood among workmen, the whole of a thing which is to be done. In this sense it is employed in the Civil Code of Louisiana, art. 2727; "to build by plot, or to work by the job," says that article, "is to undertake a building for a certain stipulated price." See Durant. du Contr. de Louage, liv. 8, t. 8, n. 248, 263; Poth. Contr. de Louage, n. 392, 394 and Deviation.

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Smith was hired for two specific reasons: to modernize the foundry and increase the jobbing side of the operation.
The jobbing work is critical to our continued success.
"Since we have to be able to respond to the needs of both our captive and jobbing customers in the same manner, we don't treat either differently," said Smith.