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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The initiative helps blue-collar workers read and speak good English.
Sanders for both angry white- and blue-collar workers.
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.
A Dubaicharity has launched a programme to help the children of blue-collar workers plan their careers so they can have the opportunities their parents did not.
Perhaps more unexpected than the coffee/heart disease results are those suggesting a blue-collar worker is 43 percent more likley to die of heart disease that the stereotypically sedentary white-collar worker.
In one spot, an actor appearing as a blue-collar worker is screamed at incessantly as he goes through his daily motions at work.
Charlie plays the son of blue-collar worker Martin Sheen (his off-screen father and activist).
We distributed pamphlets in multiple languages and conducted seminars all to ensure that every blue-collar worker in the emirate is fully aware of his rights as per the law.
We have set the contribution limit to Rs11,000 [Dh662]," said Ashok Kumar a blue-collar worker.
The customer's father was a blue-collar worker who wore a tie to work every day, and she loved the bear, Hill said.
We start the games after 10pm and they go on until 3am," said a blue-collar worker who earns about Dh1,400 per month, excluding overtime.
A blue-collar worker earning $10 an hour will never be able to get a house, even a piddly little condo, at these rates.