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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 SmartCup tournament was taken to a brand new level this time, with G-Force Cricket Academy coming forth to select seven best blue-collar players and offering them a free cricketing scholarship for seven weeks in their premises.
We want to raise awareness among blue-collar workers who can be at risk of falling prey to grey remittance channels and scams," said Ashwin Gedam, vice-president of Global Marketing, Xpress Money.
During this same period, blue-collar jobs -- including industrial, trade and construction jobs -- received few if any mentions.
Blue-collar training without a strong college-preparatory focus leads to blue-collar jobs for men, but penalizes women in the labor market, indicates lead author April Sutton, postdoctoral fellow at the Population Center.
This is because blue-collar workers are now getting their full salaries credited to their accounts on time," said Anand Jakati, manager Al Mana Exchange.
He then used that trust to interview other blue-collar workers, in the end obtaining a more realistic perspective than those provided by pure academicians.
Although migration has brought many benefits to our city and region, those who feel threatened by it, are not the white professional middleclass but disaffected, financially insecure blue-collar workers and the long-term workless.
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.
As per a study conducted by a few researchers at Harvard, people with blue-collar jobs are 40 per cent more likely to suffer and die from a heart attack or stroke than others.
Out of those, the major part of the population consists of Blue-Collar workers from South Asia.
Muscat: What happens if an expatriate blue-collar worker, who lacks proper health coverage and funds, is admitted to a hospital with acute illness?
IN YEARS PAST, many people believed that blue-collar workers in lower- to middle-income jobs were the primary buyers of voluntary products.