out of work out of work


  • (adj) not having a job



  1. Today he is out of work too.
  2. The recession is putting more men out of work than women.
  3. Unlike recent recessions, the current economic crisis has been characterized by skyrocketing numbers of those out of work for three, six or more months at a time.


  1. Financial power shifts in families

    Four out of 10 American households with children have a mother who is the sole or primary breadwinner for the family, the highest share on record. [...] all trends for the future — men out of work and earning steadily less, women earning more college degrees, fewer couples with children getting married — point to us moving further down this road. In the Pew study, two-thirds say that the ...
    on June 30, 2013     Source: San Antonio Express-News

  2. Half of unemployed in Ireland have been out of work for a year

    Almost half of Ireland's unemployed have been out of work for more than a year, official figures show.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  3. Idaho gets federal grant to retrain jobless who have been out of work more than 27 weeks

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Idaho is getting more than $675,000 to help retrain workers who have been out of work for more than 27 weeks.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: KIVI Boise

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