day labourer


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Synonyms for day labourer

a laborer who works by the day

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Blankets and warm food parcels were distributed to three shelters housing orphans and abandoned street children, as well as to farmers and their families, day labourers and the city's destitute street people.
"The company is obliged to close its doors" due to the "occupation of its headquarters by day labourers," EDL said in a statement late on Monday.
One of the bombs in Sadr city was left on a motorcycle near a queue of day labourers lining up for work.
Day labourers and other poor workers began falling ill late Tuesday after drinking cheap booze from illegal shops near the village of Sangrampur, district magistrate Naraya Swarup Nigam said.
Carmen and her family have suffered "difficult and hungry years" working as day labourers on the farms of rich landowners for little or no wage.
Maids and day labourers including shepherds, wood craftsmen and Thatcher's will be showcasing their skills to secure work on the farm from noon to 3pm.
Some 8,000 illegal immigrants work in the southern Calabria region where the clashes have erupted, most as day labourers picking fruit and vegetables.
Colonel Kraithong Chanthongbai, a local police commander in southern Ranong province on Myanmar's border where the bodies were found late on Wednesday, said the men and women were trying to get to Phuket island to work as day labourers.
The blast was near a major intersection in Tayaran Square, an area filled with markets where day labourers, usually poor Shi'ites, queue for work.
Interior Ministry sources said 221 people were wounded in the blast after the bomber lured a crowd of day labourers to his vehicle with the promise of work.
Suspected insurgents set off two bombs in a main square of central Baghdad where scores of Iraqis were waiting for jobs as day labourers yesterday, killing at least 71 people and wounding 151, police said.
Suspected insurgents set off two bombs in a main square of central Baghdad where scores of Iraqis were waiting for jobs as day labourers today, killing at least 57 people and wounding 151, police said.
The blast occurred at about 6.30am local time near a food stand in Sadr City where men gather to wait for jobs as day labourers, police Maj Hashim al-Yaser said.
Much maligned as the lowest form of industrial worker, day labourers gained significant power, especially during the last eighteen months of the war when the chronic shortage of skilled workers created intense demand for their services.