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Some are converting to disability, while others are dropping out of the labor market altogether.
While the labor is all British, the content comes from all over.
The labor movement in the United States put a bulls-eye on the governor and labeled him public enemy No. 1.
But a few months later, I got to talk to someone who has a lot of experience in labor negotations.
labor is wealth, and if we lose a fourth of our time we are one-fourth poorer.
He had spared no labor to have it right—nothing had been just “good enough.”
To qualify themselves for this they bestow their time, their money and their labor.
I cannot describe the satisfaction which this labor, and the thinking of it, afforded me.
This was all that Cauchon had been able to accomplish after more than two months' labor.
c.1300, "a task, a project;" later "exertion of the body; trouble, difficulty, hardship" (late 14c.), from Old French labor "labor, toil, work, exertion, task" (12c., Modern French labeur), from Latin laborem (nominative labor) "labor, toil, exertion; hardship, pain, fatigue; a work, a product of labor," of uncertain origin, perhaps originally from the notion of "tottering under a burden," and related to labere "to totter."
Meaning "body of laborers considered as a class" (usually contrasted to capitalists) is from 1839. Sense of "physical exertions of childbirth" is 1590s, earlier labour of birthe (early 15c.), a sense also found in Old French, and cf. French en travail "in (childbirth) suffering" (see travail). Labor Day first marked 1882 in New York City.
late 14c., "perform manual or physical work; work hard; keep busy; take pains, strive, endeavor" (also "copulate"), from Old French laborer "work, toil; struggle, have difficulty," from Latin laborare, from labor (see labor (n.)). The verb in modern French, Spanish, Portuguese means "to plow;" the wider sense being taken by the equivalent of English travail. Sense of "to endure pain, suffer" is early 15c., especially in phrase labor of child. Related: Labored; laboring.
labor la·bor (lā'bər)
The physical efforts of expulsion of the fetus and the placenta from the uterus during parturition. v. la·bored, la·bor·ing, la·bors
To undergo the efforts of childbirth.