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underpaid in Conditions of employment topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishunderpaidun‧der‧paid /ˌʌndəˈpeɪd◂ $ -ər-/ adjective  BECPAY somebody FOR WORKearning less money than you deserve for your work Teachers are overworked and underpaid.
Examples from the Corpus
underpaidState employees are generally overworked and underpaid.In 1812 almost one parish in ten was not served even by an underpaid and indifferent curate.Surcharges Recipients of unpaid or underpaid parcels will be charged the outstanding amount, plus a fee of 16p per parcel.An underpaid scrivener in a solicitor's office.Interest rates will discriminate between overpaid and underpaid tax - by more than 3%. 5.They are the most underpaid, the most under-employed, the most unskilled and the least organized in trade unions.Young claimants who refuse demeaning or underpaid work necessarily fall into this group.overworked and underpaidAs a result, those who were brought on board saw themselves as an enviable elite, however overworked and underpaid.It can be a different matter where staff are overworked and underpaid and still expected to smile constantly.