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blue-collar worker

American synonym for a manual worker. The contradistinction involved is with WHITE-COLLAR WORKER.
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The prospective domestic help and blue-collar workers can now directly collect the employment visas from the consulate by submitting a reference number he/she receives from the employer in the UAE.
White-collar workers (71%) are less likely than blue-collar workers (82%) to say AI adoption will result in a net job loss.
Kamala, along with 83 other blue-collar workers, recently graduated with good English speaking skills from SmartReading programme by NGO SmartLife.
Dwindling pool of blue-collar workers is hurting manufacturing, but more college graduates lack skills to support move to service economy
Look at the United States: You have Donald Trump representing the angry white blue-collar worker, and Bernie
The reasoning goes as follows: Papers are published which say that blue-collar workers are less skilled, so employers start paying less in response.
SAPNA aims to boost the quality of education for the children of blue-collar workers by granting scholarships and funding vocational education opportunities for them.
If you still believe that, or if you think that voluntary is only for blue-collar workers, it's time to wake up to the new world.
This adjustment is expected to affect an estimated 163 employees in Orebro, consisting of 110 blue-collar workers and 53 white-collar workers.
His results revealed that high-skilled blue-collar workers, such as those in construction trades and mechanics, were actually the highest daily users of maths, while those in lower paid white collar roles such as clerks and sales workers used it the least, News.
Events such as this will also help to give Qatar's blue-collar workers a sense of identity.
The result was the separation between blue-collar workers and liberal Democrats that Republicans have since exploited.