the laborer is worthy of his hire

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the laborer is worthy of his hire

Workers should or deserve to be paid. The phrase comes from the Bible. You did a fine job in the stables, Edgar. I have some money for you, as the laborer is worthy of his hire.
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Enraged traders block GT Road, warn they'll shut city if labourer dies
He had said that the inhuman practice is rampant in the agriculture industry, in brick kilns and fisheries, and many labourers were mercilessly exploited by influential landlords "committing atrocities against these vulnerable communities".
The injured labourers, identified as Shaan, Tariq and Razzaq, were shifted to Jinnah Hospital for medical treatment, where they are said to be in a critical condition.
Four labourers were killed and another critically injured after a water tank collapsed at a construction site in Gurgaon's Sector- 90 late on Tuesday.
Detail statistics on various aspects of working profile of child labourers is of key significance for research, policy, planning and implementation of program for the health and well-being of child labourers.
The injured have been admitted in a nearby hospital, while it is feared that several labourers are still trapped under the rubble.
They need to be careful and make sure that they have all the safety measures on site to ensure the safety of the labourers," he added.
On one such visit he spotted a labourer who matched the description given by his son.
Most of us were denied air fare to go back home," said a Bangladeshi labourer.
The first phase of the project, which includes 13 buildings capable of accommodating 3,960 labourers, is scheduled to be completed in June.
According to the district administration sources, some labourers were busy in work at bridge over River Chenab when a concrete beam collapsed on them.
Palestinians widely attribute the high death rate to official carelessness and lack of concern for Palestinian labourers, some of whom enter Israel illegally to work.
Ramallah, Oct 16 ( ANI ): Almost 77 percent of the Palestinian labourers working in Israel had been subject to sexual harassment by Israeli women, a report has claimed.
MUSCAT: Alleging salary payment irregularities, some 30 labourers of a construction company in Muscat yesterday approached the Labour Department seeking help to end their suffering.
A labourer, Safdar, said that a number of labourers including Mohammad Hussain, Khizar Hayat, Shah Zarjan and Imtiaz were cutting hills at Chak-116/SB Block No 6 without wearing any safety equipment when a load of rock fell on them.