white-collar worker


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white-collar worker

nimpiegato/a, colletto bianco
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An inquest at Huddersfield Coroners' Court heard that Mr Nixon had been a white-collar worker all his life and had never known himself to be exposed to asbestos.
Confronted with a future where he might never move up the career ladder, a life and a system over which he presumably held no control, a white-collar worker could at least maintain control over his own body, improve his physical self and, thus, gain additional self-respect.
A multiple-screen device is used to jazzier effect in Eric Mueller's perky wish-fulfiller "This Car Up," which charts the mating dance between a tattooed and pierced bike courier (Brent Doyle) and a balding white-collar worker (Michael Booth).
It expressed and acted on the belief that it was particularly hard for white-collar workers to deal with being on relief, and that it was particularly threatening to the post-Depression future of America to undermine the work skills and moral sensibilities of the white-collar worker.
This account made by Labov partially relates to the Limon Creole white-collar worker. Primarily, Labov refers to these leaders of linguistic change as iborderline,i of centrally placed in the socio-economic hierarchy (Labov 1980:253f).
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. Because figures show that heart disease is more common in industrialized nations, researchers at Harvard Medical School in Boston looked at cardiac death in occupations with different physical demands.
Nemoto became popular with the serialization of his strip ''Kuri-chan,'' which depicted the lives of a white-collar worker and his family without words, in the Asahi Shimbun newspaper for 14 years from 1951.
The minimum statutory severance pay in the Republic for a standard white-collar worker aged 40 and made redundant after 10 years on a salary of EUR30,000 now stands at EUR14,128.
The workforce reduction, which would affect 24 blue-collar workers and one white-collar worker, was undertaken in response to a decline in orders received, PartnerTech said.
She stated that out of the 1,200 workers she had interviewed, white-collar workers felt happiest when they had a 4-day holiday rather than a weekend off, according to UDN.
Though white-collar workers fare better than their blue-collar colleagues in terms of wages and work environment, they suffer from job insecurity, lack of social protection, and long working hours (without the benefit of overtime pay).
DETROIT Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, about 10% of its global salaried workforce.