• (adj): Not engaged in a gainful occupation.
    Example: "Unemployed workers marched on the capital"

Some articles on unemployed:

Jobs For A Change - Concerts For The Unemployed
... produced two major concerts for the unemployed – a jazz concert at the Albert Hall and a large Christmas Party under a big top in Finsbury Park, north London ... The team also produced weekly concerts for the unemployed in several town halls across London, bringing "some of the best acts in the world to London for a mere £2 entry fee for people with a UB40 card" ... rather than folk or pop culture for the unemployed and, second, to take an international perspective on music ...
Trade Unions In Australia - Depression and Attacks On Unions
... some strong trade unions would provide welfare for unemployed members, and seek jobs for them ... In response to the depression the remains of the IWW set up a union for the unemployed ... both established associations (not organised as unions of workers) for the unemployed ...
Sri Rakum School For The Blind - Unemployed Blind Student Pension
... employment, a plethora of young men and women remain unemployed ... Acharya Rakum has instituted a pension for blind youth who are unemployed and are above the age of 30 ...
Active Labour Market Policies
... that intervene in the labour market to help the unemployed find work ... categories of ALMP Public employment services, such as job centres and labour exchanges, help the unemployed improve their job search effort by disseminating ... Training schemes, such as classes and apprenticeships, help the unemployed improve their vocational skills and hence increase their employability ...
Jack Murphy (Irish Politician)
... Jack Murphy (1920 – 11 July 1984) was an Irish politician and the first unemployed person ever elected to a national legislature ... At the time of his election, he was an unemployed carpenter ... He was the candidate of the Unemployed Protest Committee (UPC), which had been formed on 12 January 1957 ...

Famous quotes containing the word unemployed:

    At the end of the row
    I stepped on the toe
    Of an unemployed hoe.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    I was not unemployed in my profession by the late John Jacob Astor; a name which, I admit, I love to repeat, for it hath a rounded and orbicular sound to it, and rings like unto bullion.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    When we’re unemployed, we’re called lazy; when the whites are unemployed it’s called a depression.
    Jesse Jackson (b. 1941)