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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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In this view, Manpower authority director Ahmed Al-Moussa notified that the initial conclusion permits an employer to transfer work permits of a laborer who serves for him under a government pact to private arena if he has accomplished the venture in return for a KD 300 fee for every laborer.
If I'm going to pay a laborer $49 an hour, I want it to be someone from East Harlem, not from New Jersey or Connecticut.
An Arab expatriate, who preferred not to be named, told Arab News that although he is listed as a laborer on both his passport and iqama, he has been the CEO of a private company for several years.
Work for the estimated 4,000 day laborers in the San Fernando Valley has fallen off an estimated 50 percent since a year ago, according to Antonio Bernabe, day laborer organizer in the Valley for the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA).
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In Los Angeles, for example, one Home Depot is making a section of its parking lot available to laborers, according to Chris Newman, legal programs coordinator for the Los Angeles-based National Day Laborer Organizing Network.
For Ausencio, however, none of this is a reality because of one reason; he is a day laborer.
Although limited, existing information on the nature and size of the day laborer workforce suggests that these workers may be prone to workplace abuses and are probably undercounted.
Leon Skliris of Salt Lake City, a former laborer, manipulated the market for unskilled Greek workers, particularly at the giant mining and smelting operations around Bingham Canyon, Utah and elsewhere in the Far West.
The status of the individual, independent contractor, or laborer determines the scope of the risk confronting you and helps formulate your method of managing the risk.
In the old days, if you had no specific trade or skill, but could offer only yourself to an employer, you were a laborer.
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