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work

 (one's way) into something
1. . to get into something tight or small gradually and with effort. He worked himself into the dark corner and hid there for a while. The mouse worked into the crack and got stuck.
2. . to get more deeply involved in something gradually. I don't quite understand my job. I'll work my way into it gradually. Fred worked into the daily routine gradually.

work

 (one's way) through something
1. . Lit. to work to earn money to pay the bills while one is in college, medical school, law school, etc. I worked my way through college as a waiter.
2. . Fig. to progress through something complicated. I spent hours working my way through the tax forms. I worked through the forms very slowly.
3. . Fig. to struggle through an emotional trauma. When she had finally worked through her grief, she was able to function normally again. Larry worked through the pain.
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It's designed to encourage them to make every attempt to return to work but doesn't penalize them if they can't return on a full-time basis.
It's overwhelming to think someone could lose their entire income and the ability to work.
For instance, senior government officials have stated repeatedly that social work is intended to serve the process of economic reform, as a means of ensuring "ending fanyou" (stability and prosperity) (Li, 1992; M.
According to this notion, Western social work is perceived as a monolithic, modern and scientific entity that can be transformed within an indigenous Chinese conceptual framework (Tsang & Yan, 2001), and Western knowledge is something that can be applied to serve a social agenda within the Chinese political and cultural context (e.
agrees--and believes that executives fool themselves if they fail to acknowledge that the people they manage have important needs outside of work.
A year after the loss, symptoms in both groups had decreased and return to work appeared to be related to this improvement.
McDonald and Almeida explore the "interweave" of work and family life for fathers, demonstrating the interconnections between the daily conditions of their work and their ability to provide emotional support to their children.
The significantly higher heart rates observed in the second work bout were attributed to the increase in rectal temperature, cardiovascular changes and dehydration.
They explained that counselors could use TWA to understand elements of the individual's work environment that would be lost as a result of retirement and to create a career plan that identifies suitable replacements for these losses.
Of course everyone in the chain of contractors who works on a building must have insurance.
ATN: What about returning to work at least part time, earning income and being able to keep medical benefits, or to go back on disability if necessary?
Ragab (1995) traces the historical development of social work as a profession in the Arab world: it is a product of both French and British colonialism.
Harry Boyte and others have argued that the key concept is public work (Boyte and Kari 1996, 2000).
Workaholics themselves are a key contributor to the unhealthy family patterns resulting from work addiction for a number of reasons.
Keep in mind that the law and the California Department of Industrial Relations state that job titles, large salaries and highly skilled work are not determinative.