labor


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Synonyms for labor

physical exertion that is usually difficult and exhausting

to exert one's mental or physical powers, usually under difficulty and to the point of exhaustion

to express at greater length or in greater detail

Synonyms for labor

an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement

a political party formed in Great Britain in 1900

the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States

strive and make an effort to reach a goal

undergo the efforts of childbirth

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Funcken in Berlin, Ontario, that the Knights of Labor and similar organizations had a well-known purpose, namely to get better terms from employers for inadequately paid working men; that they had no oath of secrecy; and that their object was not to overthrow either the Church or the State.
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All over the world, capital is chasing labor, looking for the lowest common denominators that will produce the highest annual profits.
At its peak in the early 1970s, there were over a million Yugoslavs, about 11 percent of the labor force, working in Western Europe.
Despite these changes, African American representation in union leadership, discrimination in hiring and promotion, and training for highly skilled jobs remain problem areas for organized labor.
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So Noble did what dissatisfied workers have done for decades to try to improve their wages and working conditions: He attempted to form a labor union.
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The Whiteness of Child Labor Reform in the New South.
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