blue-collar worker


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blue-collar worker

[ˈbluːˌkɒləʳˈwɜːkəʳ] noperaio/a, tuta f blu inv
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Nazmul Haque, a blue-collar worker from Bangladesh, is facing exactly such an uncertainty in an intensive care unit in Badr Al Sam hospital in Ruwi.
Vedantam said the ultimate goal is to ensure "the child of a blue-collar worker must never end up a blue-collar worker -- they must be white-collar professionals.
As more jobs are outsourced, as the blue-collar worker is displaced from good-paying factory jobs, as our children find they must compete in a world market where brain power has no borders, national policy will focus on raising the national IQ.
Ranney then studies the collapse of manufacturing in Chicago, describing job losses, business failures, and personal hardships, often drawing from his own experiences as a blue-collar worker, community activist, and professor of urban planning in that city.
For the blue-collar worker, I think it's still a viable option.
Charlie plays the son of blue-collar worker Martin Sheen (his off-screen father and activist).
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.
The customer's father was a blue-collar worker who wore a tie to work every day, and she loved the bear, Hill said.
A blue-collar worker earning $10 an hour will never be able to get a house, even a piddly little condo, at these rates.
It was just 12 years ago that Dire Straits came out with their big hit song "Money for Nothing," the video for which portrays a blue-collar worker watching a Dire Straits video and singing about the lead singer, calling him "that little faggot with the earring and the makeup" and observing, "That little faggot got his own jet airplane / That little faggot, he's a millionaire.
The blue-collar worker is being replaced at a record pace, by the knowledge worker," according to Jeffrey E.
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.