quit work

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And he said if a man owned a beehive and that man died, the bees must be told about it before sun-up next morning, or else the bees would all weaken down and quit work and die.
The two had agreed to meet her; and, after waiting, had gone to the room where she worked; only to find that the ham-wrapping girls had quit work an hour before, and left.
MORE than 100,000 grandparents who quit work to care for grandkids may miss out on PS200 a year.
Instead, as with a previous report estimating a labor force reduction equal to about 800,000 jobs, the CBO predicts that people will scale back their hours or quit work entirely, since the law allows them to do so without losing their access to health insurance.
Workers of the At-Bashy District Culture Center (Naryn region) intend to quit work on May 6.
The survey found that female MBA graduates aren't keen to leave their careers; only 11 percent of respondents had quit work to care full-time for kids.
Ian, better known as "Jacko", is much-loved from his days as the Kop's "Choirmaster" and has had to quit work while he undergoes medical treatment.
He was telling the truth when he said that working mothers who want debt forgiveness might have to quit work if their childcare costs amounts to more than their wages.
Aridi also mentioned the railway station issue, saying railway laborers are poor people who have their own dignity, and it is not these laborers who decided to quit work but the government was the one responsible for their misery.
Quit work or cut their hours, according to a study by Diabetes UK.
Since the episode, Mrs Ternent quit work and moved back to Wales for the support of her parents.
Property developer Richard Storey, 52 - jailed for 16 months earlier this year - went bust when he had to quit work to care for his sick wife.