piece work

piece work (uncountable)

  1. Work that a worker is paid for according to the number of units produced, rather than the number of hours worked; work done and paid for by the piece or by the job.
Synonyms Related terms Translations
  • French: travail à la pièce
  • German: Akkordarbeit, Stückarbeit, Akkord, Stückakkord, Stücklohn
  • Italian: cottimo
  • Russian: подряд
  • Spanish: trabajo a destajo

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