More than 36 percent have only one wage earner, and nearly 80 percent have no wage earners at all.
If it fails we are apt to think that the wage earner is not self supporting.
Elschen was broken hearted because there was no way in which she also could become a wage earner.
On the other hand, the wage earner's claim to a decent livelihood is valid, generally speaking, in his present occupation.
In other cases the scale of wages paid to the men is so very low that the woman has to come to the rescue as a wage earner.
The gold seeker, be he master or wage earner, is beyond redemption.
Such, for example, is the fact that the wage earner's knowledge of existing opportunities for employment is limited.
There is no very settled opinion among them as to the place of the wage earner in the industrial system.
In their opinion, these criticisms of the standard wage are based on a misconception of the place of the wage earner in industry.
The difference between the wage earner and the slave is, the right to change residence.