labour dispute


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Translations
نِزاع عَمَل
pracovní rozepře
arbejdskonflikt
munkaügyi vita
pracovno-právny spor
iş anlaşmazlığı

labour dispute

labor dispute (Am) nconflitto tra lavoratori e datori di lavoro

labour

(American) labor (ˈleibə) noun
1. hard work. The building of the cathedral involved considerable labour over two centuries; People engaged in manual labour are often badly paid.
2. workmen on a job. The firm is having difficulty hiring labour.
3. (in a pregnant woman etc) the process of childbirth. She was in labour for several hours before the baby was born.
4. used (with capital) as a name for the Socialist party in the United Kingdom.
verb
1. to be employed to do hard and unskilled work. He spends the summer labouring on a building site.
2. to move or work etc slowly or with difficulty. They laboured through the deep undergrowth in the jungle; the car engine labours a bit on steep hills.
laborious (ləˈboːriəs) adjective
difficult; requiring hard work. Moving house is always a laborious process.
laˈboriously adverb
laˈboriousness noun
ˈlabourer noun
a workman who is employed to do heavy work requiring little skill. the labourers on a building site.
ˈlabour court noun
a court of law for settling disputes between management and workers.
ˈlabour dispute noun
a disagreement between management and workers about working conditions, pay etc.
ˈlabour-saving adjective
intended to lessen work. washing-machines and other labour-saving devices.
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As the RMT union leaders stay locked in a battle with the government and train companies over the issue of employee pension guarantees, London's Underground, as well as its overground rail system, are currently staring at an unprecedented labour dispute. The RMT union started holding a ballot among its member-workers since last Wednesday.
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