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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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Both the right and the left claim that globalization prevents active labor measures or a progressive income tax, asserting that companies flee countries that spend money on those areas.
After 6 hours Bishop scoring was done and if patient did not go into active labor, the dose was repeated.
The need to revise training and active labor market programs to lower unemployment rates that reach as high as 34 percent among the youth and 18 percent among women was one of the many policy recommendations that featured in the 2012 World Bank report entitled "Miles.
Although no absolute time for allowing a woman to remain in the active labor phase has been determined, the document states that women who have never delivered should be given at least 3 hours to push, while women who have delivered previously should be given a minimum of 2 hours.
Active labor is when contractions become stronger and more frequent, and the cervix begins to dilate more rapidly until the woman eventually is ready to push.
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.
Bulgaria has also been urged to phase out early retirement options, introduce the same statutory retirement age for men and women and implement active labor market policies that enable older workers to stay longer in the labor market.
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.
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.
Andersen says that active labor market policies are an integral part of the Danish flexicurity model.
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