Definition of "piecework"
  1. Refers to a compensation system where a worker is paid a fixed amount for each unit of work completed
How to use "piecework" in a sentence
  1. In a garment industry, workers are often hired for piecework where they are paid for each garment they sew.
  2. The carpenter prefers piecework because they are paid for each piece of furniture they assemble.
  3. The data entry clerk does piecework, entered every 100 pieces of data for a fixed amount.

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