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McJob [1 record]

Record 1 1998-01-29


Subject field(s)
  • Labour and Employment

A low-paid job in a fast food restaurant.


This term is no longer limited only to fast-food restaurants. Also refers to any menial job.


... a growing proportion of the labor force will drift into so-called McJobs (from McDonald's) in menial service occupations.


  • Travail et emploi

Ne dites plus «petits boulots»! Ces emplois vont changer votre vie et permettre à d'autres de gagner la leur. Gardes d'enfants, pompistes, livreurs, aides personnelles en tout genre : en réhabilitant des travaux jugés subalternes et en inventant de nouveaux services, on peut créer 200 000 emplois.


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