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Labor

Meanings and phrases

Labor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor's interests and formerly the socialization of key industries; British Labour Party; Labour Party; Labour
  2. the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States; created in 1913; Department of Labor; Labor Department; DoL

labor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages; labour; working class; proletariat
  2. productive work (especially physical work done for wages); labour; toil
  3. an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement; labor movement; trade union movement
  4. concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child; parturiency; labour; confinement; lying-in; travail; childbed
  5. any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; undertaking; project; task

labor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. strive and make an effort to reach a goal; tug; labour; push; drive
  2. work hard; labour; toil; fag; travail; grind; drudge; dig; moil
  3. undergo the efforts of childbirth; labour

American Federation of Labor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955; AFL

American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the largest federation of North American labor unions; formed in 1955; AFL-CIO

American Labor Party

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a former political party in the United States; formed in 1936 in New York when labor and liberals bolted the Democratic Party

Australian Labor Party

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the oldest political party in Australia, founded in 1891; the party is moderately liberal

Department of Commerce and Labor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a former executive department of the United States government; created in 1903 and split into two departments in 1913

Department of Labor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States; created in 1913; Labor Department; Labor; DoL

International Labor Organization

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the United Nations agency concerned with the interests of labor; International Labour Organization; ILO

Kurdistan Labor Pary

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a Marxist-Leninist terrorist group of Kurds trying to establish an independent Kurdish state in eastern Turkey; Kurdistan Workers Party; Partiya Karkeran Kurdistan; PPK

Labor Day

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. first Monday in September in the United States and Canada

Labor Department

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States; created in 1913; Department of Labor; Labor; DoL

Labor Secretary

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Labor; Secretary of Labor
  2. the position of the head of the Department of Labor; Secretary of Labor

National Labor Relations Board

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an independent agency of the United States government charged with mediating disputes between management and labor unions; NLRB

Secretary of Commerce and Labor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. head of a former executive department created in 1903 and divided into two departments in 1913

Secretary of Labor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Labor; Labor Secretary
  2. the position of the head of the Department of Labor; Labor Secretary

Socialist Labor Party

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a political party in the United States; formed in 1874 to advocate the peaceful introduction of socialism

bonded labor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a practice in which employers give high-interest loans to workers whose entire families then labor at low wages to pay off the debt; the practice is illegal in the United States

false labor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. painless contractions of the muscles of the uterus that continue throughout pregnancy with increasing frequency; Braxton-Hicks contraction

induction of labor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (obstetrics) inducing the childbirth process artificially by administering oxytocin or by puncturing the amniotic sac

labor agreement

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. contract between labor and management governing wages and benefits and working conditions; labor contract; collective agreement

labor camp

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a penal institution for political prisoners who are used as forced labor; labour camp
E.g.
  • Jews in the Mielec labor camp faced brutal conditions.
  • Another term was Zwangsarbeitslager ("forced labor camp").
  • Petrovs was sentenced to ten years in a corrective labor camp.

labor coach

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an assistant (often the father of the soon-to-be-born child) who provides support for a woman in labor by encouraging her to use techniques learned in childbirth-preparation classes; birthing coach; doula; monitrice

labor contract

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. contract between labor and management governing wages and benefits and working conditions; labor agreement; collective agreement

labor force

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the source of trained people from which workers can be hired; labor pool
E.g.
  • Agriculture employs 80% of the nation's labor force.
  • There were 6,381 residents in the labor force.
  • Of the city's labor force, 48% are females.

labor leader

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a leader of a labor movement
E.g.
  • Gary LaBarbera Gary LaBarbera is an American labor leader.
  • Mary Thomas (labor leader) Mary Thomas, known as Queen Mary, (ca.
  • Her union work earned her the respect and friendship of labor leader Harry Bridges.

labor market

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the market in which workers compete for jobs and employers compete for workers
E.g.
  • An estimated 400,000 people enter the labor market each year.
  • A key one would be a stable labor market with good job training.
  • Under communism women's participation in the labor market was encouraged.

labor movement

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement; trade union movement; labor
E.g.
  • A singing labor movement, that was the goal.
  • In her work, she criticized capitalism and supported the labor movement.
  • During this period of time, Lucy started working within the labor movement.

labor of love

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. productive work performed voluntarily without material reward or compensation; labour of love

labor organizer

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who enlists workers to join a union; organizer; organiser
E.g.
  • At Mills College, Young participated as labor organizer in a successful adjunct unionization campaign.
  • Healey became a successful labor organizer and rose to become the chair of the CPUSA in Southern California.
  • In 1979 Marian Kramer married General Gordon Baker Jr (1941-2014†), a prominent labor organizer and activist.

labor pain

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. pain and discomfort associated with contractions of the uterus during labor

labor pains

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a regularly recurrent spasm of pain that is characteristic of childbirth; birth pangs; labour pains

labor party

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a left-of-center political party formed to represent the interest of ordinary working people; labour party

labor pool

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the source of trained people from which workers can be hired; labor force

labor resources

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. resources of available manpower

labor union

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer; union; trade union; trades union; brotherhood
E.g.
  • He comes from a family of labor union officials.
  • The second largest was the CGTG, a rural labor union.
  • Logue defeated labor union official Mickey Harrington 56%-44%.

manual labor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. labor done with the hands; manual labour
E.g.
  • It was built "with only basic tools and contracted manual labor."
  • Those of highest rank in their society do not perform manual labor.
  • Slave owners preferred low-cost manual labor with no mechanization.

organized labor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. employees who are represented by a labor union
E.g.
  • Menard has a pronounced hostility towards organized labor.
  • In 2008, he again ran for the State Senate with the support of organized labor.
  • He received high ratings from organized labor and the Americans for Democratic Action.

premature labor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. labor beginning prior to the 37th week of gestation; premature labour

forced labor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Another term was Zwangsarbeitslager ("forced labor camp").
  • The death toll of Black African slaves from forced labor was high.
  • Upon some of them they have imposed forced labor even to this very day.

labor unions

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Members of the parliament and labor unions protested.
  • The city became a stronghold of labor unions and the Democratic Party.
  • The FSIP resolves disputes between the government and federal labor unions.

child labor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Pilot projects were formed to monitor child labor.
  • There were reports in 2011 of forced child labor.
  • There was no child labor in the modern industrial sector.

slave labor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Portuguese explorers captured the Carijó for slave labor.
  • Ben-Hur is sentenced to slave labor in a Roman war galley.
  • However, they are taken prisoner and pressed into slave labor.

hard labor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Prisoners engaged in hard labor were given extra rations.
  • Lincoln disliked the hard labor associated with farm life.
  • In 1912, 122 were tried, and 105 sentenced to imprisonment with hard labor.

labor camps

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • status in June 1940 and transferred to labor camps.
  • By January, 1940, there were labor camps all over Poland.
  • Many more died during the harsh years in exile and in labor camps.

division of labor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The economy grows as division of labor increases productivity of laborers.
  • Among the rest of the population, male/female division of labor is not very pronounced.
  • Urbanization increased as the population grew and as the division of labor grew more complex.

labor law

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This effort did not lead to proposal of labor law.
  • Increasingly, corporate law has converged with labor law.
  • See also US labor law and .

labor laws

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She also lobbied for child labor laws and compulsory school attendance legislation.
  • It describes its mission as promoting adherence to international and national labor laws.
  • Myca and Renee were being paid under the table to circumvent California's child labor laws.

labor costs

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • they are part of the labor costs.
  • Non-availability of laborers and escalating labor costs are aggravating the situation.
  • Fault discovery requires diagnostic maintenance, which requires system down time and labor costs.

labor relations

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1982 she was awarded a BA in Industrial and labor relations from Cornell University.
  • As of 1961, Hilkene was working as a labor relations executive with a Detroit automotive firm.
  • Krulak also holds a master's degree in labor relations from George Washington University (1973).

labor rights

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was the first national document of labor rights.
  • In 2018 Matt Conn was accused of labor rights violations.
  • Robinson worked for labor rights in a variety of capacities.

labor disputes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • As archbishop, Hanna was often tasked with helping resolve labor disputes.
  • Arbitration may be used as a means of resolving labor disputes, an alternative to strikes and lockouts .
  • Governments have relied on arbitration to resolve particularly large labor disputes, such as the Coal Strike of 1902.

labor dispute

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It moved from Cleveland to Oberlin, Ohio in 1982 after a labor dispute.
  • The protest would continue to last for almost a month marking UNC's first serious labor dispute.
  • In 1972, an internal labor dispute led to the creation of the "Green Bay News-Chronicle" by striking workers.

labor leaders

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • George Hardy despised Republicans and labor leaders who supported them.
  • Canwell felt that the turmoil was "created by professional radicals who were, in general, Communists and Communist-trained labor leaders."
  • During these years he set up a committee of labor union leaders to support Democrats and wean labor leaders away from the Republican Party.
E.g.
  • Columbus was also a popular location for labor organizations.
  • Hushi's actions caused a great increase in the number or workers who were associated with different labor organizations.
  • During the 1880s and 1890s, Chicago had a powerful radical tradition with large and highly organized socialist, anarchist and labor organizations.

cheap labor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Many undocumented immigrants from Peru are recruited by employers in Chile to serve as a source of cheap labor.
  • The low cost of natural gas and cheap labor supply during the Great Depression helped to fuel the company's early beginnings.
  • Exploited as cheap labor or imprisoned for unruly behavior, Bosco saw the need of creating a space where they would feel at home.

labor practices

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In Austria, efficient labor practices led to a similar period of economic growth.
  • It prohibited unfair labor practices such as discrimination against union members.
  • Contractualization is one of the most controversial labor practices in the Philippines.

labor markets

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He also published several books on issues related to education, labor markets and income distribution.
  • Due to its low cost and practical use, its potential to change unemployment in labor markets is very high.
  • Finally, in 1889, he left Trinidad again for the United States, seeking for broad and various labor markets.

skilled labor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The retirement of members of the aging workforce could possibly result in the shortage of skilled labor in the future.
  • As the canal progressed, the crews and engineers working on the project developed expertise and became a skilled labor force.
  • It provides highly skilled labor for the local knowledge economy and is a knowledge and research partner for technology companies in the area.

labor issues

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Carnegie was a frequent contributor to periodicals on labor issues.
  • These cases ranged from involving city and urban issues, labor issues and family issues.
  • Koch included Margolis in City Hall strategy sessions and consulted with him on budget, economic development and labor issues.

physical labor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His stepmother acknowledged he did not enjoy "physical labor", but loved to read.
  • This work includes physical labor such as washing dishes, doing laundry, vacuuming, etc.
  • Katie's hands grow rough as she performs physical labor while Johnny's hands remain smooth and he wears expensive clothing.

labor unrest

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • For his master's degree thesis, he wrote a study of labor unrest in Thailand.
  • In the mid-1970s, the Mobile yard closed due to declining business and labor unrest.
  • The event was held in honor of the Haymarket martyrs of Chicago, who were killed in labor unrest.

unfair labor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It prohibited unfair labor practices such as discrimination against union members.
  • CUPE 3903 subsequently filed an unfair labor practices complaint with the Ontario Labour Relations Board.
  • Also this year the city fired it's city manager by a vote of 4-3 Carlos Martinez citing "unfair labor practices" and the ire of the city's unions.

free labor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Countless hours of free labor were given to the new venture.
  • He argued that free labor and free markets enriched the strong while crushing the weak.
  • Chiwu challenged Dong Hua to fights regularly, but is often tricked by him into free labor instead.
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