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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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Across the OECD, countries with higher ratios of trade to GDP tend to spend more on active labor measures and other pro-market forms of labor support (see Figure 5); countries with more inward foreign direct investment also spend more on active labor measures.
standard deviation were calculated for age of patient, gestational age, duration between PROM to onset of active labor, duration between PROM and delivery and APGAR score at 1 and 5 minutes.
Compared with women who had a cesarean birth before active labor, women who had a vaginal birth (but no operative vaginal births) had almost a threefold increased risk of stress incontinence and symptomatic prolapse.
This article examines the experiences of a sample of countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) that have a history of using active labor market policies.
de Groot and Elhorst note that flexicurity is often used in referring to the functioning of the Danish labor market: it depends on high government expenditure on unemployment benefits and active labor market policies.
Emily Friedman looks back at the 1986 Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act, and its continuing implications for U.
The "EMTALA Answer Book" provides information on policies and procedures that help hospitals and affiliated clinics comply with the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) to avoid those potential legal problems embedded in the law.
van Ours (2004), "Effective Active Labor Market Policies", IZA Discussion Paper, No.
A good video, with positive views of women in active labor, goes a long way to reinforce what is discussed and demonstrated in a childbirth class.
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.

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