blue-collar


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Synonyms for blue-collar

of or designating manual industrial work or workers

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of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers

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"What sets FastJobs apart is really our focus on the blue-collar workforce, mobile-first approach, and our innovative features.
It instantly made waves among the blue-collar workforce, with over 50,000 registered workers on board now.
But more than just helping blue-collar workers find employment, FastJobs brings together people and brings back dignity to the skilled trade.
Globalisation has shifted blue-collar jobs to less-developed countries in the last three decades and now increasing automation is leading to a rise in the number of white-collar workers.
Surging wages for blue-collar workers has played the primary role in narrowing the gap.
Kamal Deep Chhabra, president, Life, Bancassurance & Personal Lines at Union Insurance, said: "We launched this product after our in-depth market research revealed that many members of the blue-collar segment find it difficult to afford plane tickets in case of an emergency."
If this is the case, blue-collar stigma may be overblown; a large number of people simply might not be looking for work, regardless of collar color.
Chief impact officer at Right Health, Shainoor Khoja, said the DIP centre would provide healthcare services for "blue-collar workers" whom she said play "an instrumental role in building" Dubai.
Musstanser Tinauli and his team has been working to bridge the gap between an employer and a worker by providing an easy to use online system for searching and hiring everyday workers such as drivers, maids, electricians, and plumbers, among a host of similar blue-collar / non-formal professions.
Musstanser Tinauli and his team have been working tirelessly to bridge the gap between an employer and a worker by providing an easy to use online system for searching and hiring everyday workers such as drivers, maids, electricians, and plumbers, among a host of similar blue-collar / non-formal professions.
Blue-Collar Job Recommendations on the Rise for Men
Education leaders and the general public have been debating this question with more heat in recent years, clashing over whether to focus on college preparation or vocational training, especially training linked to blue-collar jobs.
The implementation of the Wage Protection System (WPS) seems to have boosted the morale and dignity of blue-collar workers in a big way as they can now remit wages conveniently with the help of ATM cards to their home countries.
I read with interest the article "Clinton eyeing blue-collar whites" by Michael Mathes (May 17).