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labor

verb apply oneself, attend to business, be diliient, be employed, be industrious, contendere, devote oneself to, do a job, do work, drudge, endeavor, engage in, exercise, exert energy, exert oneself, follow one's vocation, laborare, plod, plug away, ply, ply one's trade, strain, strive, struggle, toil, travail, work, work hard

labor

(Exertion), noun discipline, effort, endeavor, energy, enterprise, industry, mental toil, pains, strain, strife

labor

(Work), noun advocation, assignment, calling, craft, duty, employ, employment, job, line of business, line of work, occupation, profession, pursuit, responsibility, task, toil, trade, undertaking, vocation
Associated concepts: boycotts, closed shop, collective barraining, labor arbitration, labor dispute, labor organization, labor relations, labor union, lockout, open shop, scope of employment, skilled labor, terms and conditions of employment, union labor, union shop, wildcat strike, workken's compensation
See also: activity, effort, employment, endeavor, industry, job, persevere, struggle, work

LABOR. Continued operation; work.
     2. The labor and skill of one man is frequently used in a partnership, and valued as equal to the capital of another.
     3. When business has been done for another, and suit is brought to recover a just reward, there is generally contained in the declaration, a count for work and labor.
     4. Where penitentiaries exist, persons who have committed crimes are condemned to be imprisoned therein at labor.

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It is worth noting that 'in other countries, the share of active labor market program resources devoted to training/ skills measures has been declining in recent years, and the share devoted to other kinds of interventions associated with the 'work first' model (particularly job broking, job search support, advice and guidance, benefit incentives/sanctions) has increased' (Meager 2009 :21).
When using annual data, we find higher per capita expenditure on active labor market policies to be correlated with both a lower unemployment and a higher employment rate (Tables 3, 4, 7, and 8).
Active labor is distinguished by more focused breathing, walking, and different positions.
In addition, these goals are currently being radically reframed in the light of policies relating to lifelong learning, which are linked to active labor market policies and the concept of sustained employability.
The Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) was enacted in 1986 to ensure treatment of indigent or uninsured patients.
To be eligible for the study, women had to be in active labor or to be at least 34 weeks pregnant.
The gravamen of the suit was the allegation that HDS and/or AM Care failed to perform adequate screening, neglected to stabilize the patient, and prematurely discharged him in violation of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA).
The treatment consisted of intravenous infusions of magnesium sulfate, which successfully prevented active labor.
Well-devised regulations and active labor market policies can boost workers' conditions and security without costing jobs.
There were times when 20 to 30 women were in active labor, some with high risk and complicated pregnancies, giving birth with very little care, some on cold, naked steel delivery room tables - of which there were few.
Active labor market policy, which aims at reintegrating the unemployed into regular work (e.
Third Way thinking downplays state direction of the economy, emphasizes human capital investments and active labor market policies rather than passive income transfers and social service provisions.

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