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A subset of employment which describes poverty level low-income jobs. Workers in this type of employment find themselves living paycheck to paycheck with no means of financial growth. Most often associated with entry level work for fast-food, big-box retail, and agrarian employers.
Usage: "I'm heading to cash my Subsistance Employment paycheck to buy this weeks top-ramen and bus tokens."
Bill: "I ain't got no cell signal."
Fred: "You should upgrade from Prepaid"
Bill: "I can't afford it, I'm on the Subsistance-Employment."
by Faustian November 25, 2013

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