My step-mother, of course, in-laws, out-laws, the over-extended family, thinning blood relations, a gaggle of barely surviving ill-wishers, frail & gaga friends, & a few relative surprises--Aunt Helen whose metabolism still functions though her brain is fudge, her fourth husband, Ned, a dead white male collector of postcards of depopulated federal parks, & my cousin-in-law's ex-wife Charlotte, a scarlet woman born to be slapped by a bluecollar
man at a roadside bar.
workers in factories have, of course, long been on the front line in facing the ups and downs of business cycles, as well as the intensification of global pressures.
For instance, back in 1950-1970 we began to move from a bluecollar
to a service economy.
You may also discover that there are a large number of bluecollar
workers who require employee physicals and drug screens from your pre-existing lab.
Nasreen [female, Lebanese origin, bluecollar
For instance, individuals employed in bluecollar
and service occupations are much more likely than white collar workers to work at sites that don't have no-smoking policies (Barbeau, Krieger, & Soobader, 2004; Bourne, Shopland, Anderson, & Burns, 2004), an inexpensive but effective policy to protect worker health and reduce employer health costs.
Career opportunity and organizational attachment in a bluecollar
Perhaps most telling in this respect is the fact that of the artist's two muses, one--Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, the Nobel Prize-winning Soviet novelist whose dissident views led to imprisonment and then exile--is decidedly Romantic, a solitary victim who, year after year, levied his lonely voice against social oppression (and lived out years of hard-won individualism in the Vermont woods before returning to the Motherland), while the other--John Travolta, America's quintessential bluecollar
sex symbol--is "merely" romantic.
Comedy about a teen from a bluecollar
family who becomes smitten with his teacher.
Jones and Simmons (1993: 228) write "that the downtowns of industrial, bluecollar
communities are vulnerable to competition from suburban malls".
wants to build a $256 million natural-gas-fired plant in South Gate, a bluecollar
city in Los Angeles County.
Don is bluecollar
, single most of his life; Carla is a country girl with a college veneer who raised seven children.