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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

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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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Whatever the flaws of TAA may be, today the United States needs a "Job Loss Adjustment Assistance," that is, "active labor measures" to help workers whether their jobs are lost due to imports and outsourcing or else the rise of the personal computer and a mismatch of skills.
In the short-term, streamline the design and delivery of key welfare and work-related services, including that of active labor market programs to respond to local needs and low-skilled households better through public private partnerships,
The European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, said that labor reforms implemented by the Portuguese government during and after the 'troika' were essential to EaAoEeACEeoecreate an active labor marketEaAoEeACEeA[yen].
Results: The mean duration between PROM to onset of active labor in group A was significantly less (8.4 2.3 hours) as compared to group B in which it was (9.62.1 hours) (p = 0.000).
Worse yet, labor market conditions have since deteriorated, said Twose, arguing that Lebanon needs to rethink training and active labor market programs to upgrade the skills of the labor force and facilitate labor market transitions.
The document says to consider that active labor begins at 6 cm rather than 4 cm of cervical dilation, and stresses allowing more time for progression of labor during the active phase.
"Active labor'' begins later than once thought, not until the cervix is dilated 6 centimeters.
It works to support women's empowerment in Turkey by providing decent work opportunities, and it hopes to do this by developing the capabilities of public and private labor institutions; encouraging active labor market policy interventions; and raising awareness on gender equality, women's rights and women's rights at work.
Part 3 examines labor policies and active labor market programs and gives recommendations for setting policy priorities for job creation.
Lani Miller told jurors in the Angelica Swartout infanticide trial that an average first-time mother is in active labor for about 12 hours.
Commenting on employment figures, Simsek said that they created job opportunities for 1.5 million citizens in the past one year, adding that policies on active labor force market were very important in this issue.
Women were selected if their obstetric history met one of five categories: cesarean without labor (considered the reference group; n = 192), cesarean during active labor (n = 228), cesarean after complete cervical dilation (n = 140), spontaneous vaginal birth (n = 325), and operative vaginal birth (n = 126).
By contrast, active labor market policies seek to increase the probability that unemployed workers will find jobs through more direct approaches, such as training and job-search assistance for unemployed workers, and incentives to employers for expanding their workforces.
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