blue-collar worker

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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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of Dubai, to offer education support for the children of blue collar workers employed in the UAE.
Triggering an action with an uncertain outcome is not easy and it is fraught with unpredictability, but our careers depend on it--even for the white, blue collar worker.
Xpress Money, in partnership with Dubai-based NGO SmartLife, has launched the initiative titled 'SmartSapna' to offer education support for the children of blue collar workers employed in the UAE.
The blue collar workers canEoee1/4eaot leave India until he or she signs a contract, and knows pay details,Eoee1/4A[yen] he said.
The blue collar workers can't leave India until he or she signs a contract, and knows pay details," he said.
Seventy per cent of the first-timers category includes blue collar workers which means if they suffer from a lifestyle disease they will only be covered after six months.
Dubai: Signboards displaying information on Indian consulate services and hotline numbers inside the sheltered bus stops are quite handy for Indian blue collar workers.
Indeed, 86% of blue collar workers say they are satisfied with their jobs, and 91% indicate their work makes them "proud"--and, as the paper reports, blue collar workers are more likely to have a positive outlook about the direction of the country.
ISLAMABAD: The majority of blue collar workers were unlikely to return to their respective work places on Monday in spite of the end of over a week long Eid holidays as majority of them go home on such festive occasions.
ISLAMABAD -- The majority of blue collar workers were unlikely to return to their respective work places on Monday in spite of the end of over a week long Eid holidays as majority of them go home on such festive occasions.
Summary: Duo's attempt in aid of Red Crescent initiative to help UAE blue collar workers
Our country has a very poor record of bringing comfort and ease to the life of blue collar workers, where Industrial Act is more than 80 years old, what to speak of the basic rights of workers.