The often backbreaking
work, however, offers a small starting salary, a glacially slow hiring process and little time for training because of staff shortages.
Millions of poor Bolivians chew the leaves to suppress appetite and to make backbreaking
labor more bearable.
A quarter of those questioned were allegedly claiming benefits while earning up to pounds 1,200 a day from the seasonal work, showing how lucrative the backbreaking
and dangerous work can be
Merseyside police launched a major investigation following our exclusive report on how local teenagers, some aged just 14, are promised a fun working week on the Welsh coast - but in reality are met with seven days of backbreaking
work without supervision, equipment or training.
Uprooting small trees, shrubs and bushes need no longer be backbreaking
work, thanks to the Tree Popper.
A typical day was spent cooking, cleaning, taking care of children and cows, and spending several backbreaking
hours in a rice paddy.
Indeed, in some cases, conditions were worse, for instance when architects demanded that beams and planks be cut using traditional backbreaking
and blinding manual techniques rather than machines.
Air-vacuum excavation systems eliminate the backbreaking
labor involved in hand digging and, since spoils slay dry for use as backfill, there are no spoils disposal costs.
Last year, FISC Sailors tackled a rocky and weed-infested plot of "jungle" alongside Momilani and, thanks to days of backbreaking
labor under rain and heat, turned it into a landscaped Hawaiian garden where hundreds of students have since learned to identify endemic Hawaiian flora.
There her size is an asset, and she feels at home for the first time despite the hazardous, backbreaking
The experience of doing backbreaking
hard labor also provided him with a drive and a solid work ethic, and has given him perspective.
According to a study conducted by Cuba's own Center for Anthropology in 2002, Cuba's black workers were disproportionally found toiling at the lowest-paying, backbreaking
occupations and crowded into dilapidated dwellings in neighborhoods like Havana's Cerro, Luyano and Guanabacoa, or in Soviet-style projects like Alamar.
And work in the nearby Kolyma gold fields was so backbreaking
thai very few survived it for more than a couple of years.
He loves their good-hearted nature and the camaraderie of how backbreaking
work binds them together.
At a time when many of his countrymen have developed pre-war jitters and stayed safely at home, the 54-year-old Californian resident has chosen to undertake a backbreaking
tour which is taking him half-way around the world and back again.