white-collar worker

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white-collar worker

a nonmanual employee. The term is mainly applied to those who occupy relatively routine posts in the lower sectors of nonmanual employment. A focus on differences in dress between nonmanual and manual workers reflects historical underlying differences in STATUS and WORK SITUATION, as well as MARKET SITUATION, between the two types of workers. See also MANUAL AND NONMANUAL LABOUR, MIDDLE CLASSES.
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Workers at the installation in Cumbria, run by British Nuclear Fuels (BNFL), voted overwhelmingly on Monday for industrial action over a long-running grievance relating to pay differentials between blue and white collar workers.
10) For an important theoretical and historical account of the battles fought by white-collar workers during this period, see JURGEN KOCKA, WHITE COLLAR WORKERS IN AMERICA, 1890-1940: A SOCIAL-POLITICAL HISTORY IN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE (1980).
However, the result is only true for white collar workers.