Skilled Labor

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Skilled Labor

 

labor requiring specialized preparatory training of the worker, as well as the experiences, ability, and knowledge necessary to fulfill specific kinds of work. Unlike unskilled (simple) labor, skilled labor is complex: one hour of skilled labor is equivalent to several hours of simple labor. In accordance with this, skilled labor is paid at a higher rate than unskilled.

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Good meals were provided as a result of energetic and skilled work in the kitchens and evening entertainments were arranged.