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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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2007), "Is the Changing Pattern in the Use of Active Labor Market Policies Consistent with What Evaluations Tell Us about Their Relative Performance?
Active labor market policies in Europe: Performance and perspectives.
Nevertheless, some women who entered the hospital in active labor did not receive test results until after they had delivered.
Active labor market policies were also significantly correlated with unemployment.
Most concerns have focuses on the need for ABNs related to patients covered under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA).
A deceased inmate's family brought an action under [ss] 1983, the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act, and Puerto Rico's civil cede.
The most recent OECD data show that the average OECD-wide expenditures on public-service employment programs as a percentage of gross domestic product (or>P) and as a percentage of all active labor market programs(10) were 0.
Art Van Furniture in Michigan also reported an active Labor Day weekend, but Art Van Elslander, chairman, said holiday success is not necessarily a harbinger for the fourth quarter.
Walking neither enhanced nor impaired active labor and was not harmful to the mothers or their infants.
Any individual who comes to a Medicare-participating hospital that has an emergency department must be given an appropriate examination to determine if an emergency medical condition exists or if the patient is in active labor.
With nearly 700,000 members, the IAM is among the nation's most politically active labor unions and the endorsement sets the stage for significant volunteer activity by IAM members on behalf of President Obama.
Positive values for the Project s KPIs will be achieved by strengthening and expanding active labor market programs that have already been carefully evaluated in Kenya and similar country settings and have been shown to be effective in increasing youth employability and promoting job creation and productive employment.
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.
Skills mismatches can be seen in emerging labor shortages in some sectors, pointing to a need for a comprehensive package of active labor market, education and regional policies.
This study examines strengths and weaknesses of social policy instruments in seven European countries, focusing on their unique combinations of unemployment insurance, employment protection, and active labor market policies in the search for a balance between a functioning labor market and protection for workers.
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