Related formspiece·work·er, noun
Examples from the Web for piecework
Some of the new hands are astonished when they receive their wages, with the piecework balance added, on a full week.Life in a Railway Factory|Alfred Williams
And I know brickmakers go about working at piecework in different places.Bleak House|Charles Dickens
Piecework rates, irrespective of class of labour employed, should remain unaltered.Women in Modern Industry|B. L. Hutchins
In the shell-loading plants and piecework occupations, however, their wages were much higher.
The ordinary collier is paid by piecework—so much per ton for all the coal he hews.A Safety Match|Ian Hay