truck wages


truck wages
[͵trʌkʹweıdʒız]
заработная плата, выдаваемая товарами

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  • Truck Acts — is the name given to legislation that outlaws truck systems, which are also known as company store systems, or debt bondage. Such laws date back in Britain to the 15th century but have also been implemented in other countries.HistoryThe modern… …   Wikipedia

  • truck — truck1 [truk] n. [< ? L trochus, a hoop < Gr trochos, a wheel, disk: see TROCHE] 1. Historical a small, solid wheel or roller, esp. one for a gun carriage 2. a small, wooden block or disk with holes for halyards, esp. one at the top of a… …   English World dictionary

  • Truck — Truck, n. [Cf. F. troc.] 1. Exchange of commodities; barter. Hakluyt. [1913 Webster] 2. Commodities appropriate for barter, or for small trade; small commodities; esp., in the United States, garden vegetables raised for the market. [Colloq.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Truck farming — Truck Truck, n. [Cf. F. troc.] 1. Exchange of commodities; barter. Hakluyt. [1913 Webster] 2. Commodities appropriate for barter, or for small trade; small commodities; esp., in the United States, garden vegetables raised for the market.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • truck system — Truck Truck, n. [Cf. F. troc.] 1. Exchange of commodities; barter. Hakluyt. [1913 Webster] 2. Commodities appropriate for barter, or for small trade; small commodities; esp., in the United States, garden vegetables raised for the market.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Truck — Truck, n. 1. barter. 2. commodidites for barter or for small trade. 3. association, interaction, or connection, as in I ll have no truck with the likes of them. 4. payment of wages in goods, rather than cash. [sn5. vegetables grown for market, as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • truck system — n. the system of paying wages in goods produced instead of money …   English World dictionary

  • truck system — noun : the system of paying wages in goods instead of cash * * * the system of paying wages in goods instead of money. Also called truck. [1820 30] * * * truck system noun The practice of paying workers in goods instead of money, forbidden by the …   Useful english dictionary

  • Truck system — A truck system is an arrangement in which employees are paid in commodities or some currency substitute (referred to as scrip), rather than with standard money. This limits employees ability to choose how to spend their earnings generally to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Truck Acts — Statutes regulating the medium in which wages are payable. 31 Am J Rev ed Lab § 822. As early as the fourteenth century, laws in England prohibited the payment of wages, in certain trades, in anything but lawful money of the realm; and in 1831,… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • truck — truck1 truckable, adj. /truk/, n. 1. any of various forms of vehicle for carrying goods and materials, usually consisting of a single self propelled unit but also often composed of a trailer vehicle hauled by a tractor unit. 2. any of various… …   Universalium


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