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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Mohammad Hanif, another white collar worker at a printing press, had a similar fall in December, 2012, from the top of a three-tier bunk bed, from a height of 9 feet.
The group now has a cluster of 31 similar clinics pharmacies and diagnostic centres across the UAE, all aimed at serving white collar workers. The 31st clinic was inaugurated by workers Madhu and Sreekandan as a mark of respect to the white collar workers.
Adobe surveyed more than 1,000 white collar workers in the U.S.
Researchers found that white collar workers are "largely disregarding the harmful health and social effects" of drinking alcohol.
White collar workers are the ones who display the most dissatisfaction at times of instability.
Mirroring her best-selling portrait of life on the minimum wage in the US, Nickel and Dimed, Ehrenreich goes to the other end of town, to see how white collar workers are faring in a corporate jungle overgrown by downsizing, outsourcing and layoffs.
The workforce has an average age of 37 years and among the white collar workers, 51 per cent are graduates.
Bankers, teachers, doctors and other white collar workers are all leaving their professions to become train drivers.
(3) Many of these people are, white collar workers laboring in professional, managerial, technical or clerical occupations.
white collar workers being required to train their foreign replacements.
According to federal law, white collar workers are entitled to collect overtime pay from the three previous years back if the case is decided in their favor.
A GROWING number of pay deals are based on performance, especially for managers and white collar workers, a new report shows.