Since she pays by piecework her blackguards are not likely to stick at a murder or two.
"The Thirty-nine Steps" by John Buchan
And I know brickmakers go about working at piecework in different places.
"Bleak House" by Charles Dickens
You would not do as well at piecework, and I wish to deal generously by you.
"Autobiography of a Pocket-Hankerchief" by James Fenimore Cooper
It was piecework, and the more skilful he was, the bigger wages he earned.
"When God Laughs and Other Stories" by Jack London
This job was piecework, so it didn't matter whether they talked or not.
"The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists" by Robert Tressell
Almost everything is done, of course, by piecework.
"At Last" by Charles Kingsley
The growth of piecework and of sliding scales has effected something.
"Problems of Poverty" by John A. Hobson
Piecework, 28, 163, 206.
"A Short History of English Agriculture" by W. H. R. Curtler
On a piecework contract he would starve to death.
"Eating in Two or Three Languages" by Irvin S. Cobb
In the shell-loading plants and piecework occupations, however, their wages were much higher.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 6, 1921" by Various
As with candy, I got excited about going on piecework.
"Working With the Working Woman" by Cornelia Stratton Parker
Zhivkov also cited shortcomings of the prevailing piecework system and suggested some long-range remedies for the ills.
"Area Handbook for Bulgaria" by Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
Even when teaching, or doing piecework, woman is paid less than man.
"The Modern Woman's Rights Movement" by Kaethe Schirmacher
In spring and autumn they hoe and do other piecework.
"The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies" by Walter Besant
Trades unions were mostly against piecework as giving more active workers an advantage over the others.
"Bygones Worth Remembering, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Jacob Holyoake
These are only some of the evils Marx lays at the door of piecework; he has many more charges.
"Contemporary Socialism" by John Rae
It was formerly always piecework, each woman taking so many acres to tie, but it is found better to pay the women 1s.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 6" by Various
The piecework system as it stands is grossly unfair.
"Life in a Railway Factory" by Alfred Williams