from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A check issued to an employee in payment of salary or wages.
- n. Salary or wages: The new appropriations bill could mean a larger paycheck for state employees.
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- n. Money received on payday as payment for work performed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a check issued in payment of wages or salary
It's true that for most people in this country, the paycheck is the proximate source of all good things.
First, any rookie economist will tell you that creating a job by extorting money from the populace, filtering it through any number of government agencies (where they skim off their percentage for handling it) and turning it into a paycheck is the absolute worst way to do it.
But if you get Clarke's name on the cover, your paycheck is also a heck of a lot bigger, because you sold more books!
Working for a company your paycheck is already tied to that company.
They rarely say so, but everyone in a while of them tests the water by saying things like what Bloomberg columnist Kevin Hassett did recently: "Your fat paycheck is keeping your neighbor unemployed."
More photos and interactive graphics To fill the employment gap, the government has promised to triple the number of independent businesses, pushing those who once drew a paycheck from the government into a new private sector.
My paycheck is direct-deposited into the HUEB account.
This is the opposite of Obama and multiple other governors & senators who have left their gubernatorial or congressional responsibilities gathering dust, continued drawing a paycheck from the government coffers, and traveling while in the process of running for higher political office.
Most of them haven't drawn a paycheck from the private sector in years.
I know my paycheck is little bigger due to the President but I haven't seen any increased taxes.