shirker

[shur-ker]
noun
a person who evades work, duty, responsibility, etc.

Origin:
1790–1800; shirk + -er1

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shirker

noun
a person who shirks his work or duty (especially one who tries to evade military service in wartime) [syn: slacker
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For intermediate levels of shirker productivity, some workers shirk in equilibrium, and some do not.
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