blue collar

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Refers to employees whose job entails (largely or entirely) physical labor, such as in a factory or workshop. For a piece of work to be termed blue collar, it should be directly related to the output generated by the firm, and its end result should be identifiable or tangible. Historically, in the West, manual workers wore blue shirt collars but clerical workers wore white. See also white collar.

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Sometimes you may have to take a blue collar job if the economy is down and white collar jobs are hard to find.
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The world is made up of many workers that spend all day in offices however there is just as many blue collar workers that spend their days outside working with their hands.
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The world is made up of many workers that spend all day in offices however there is just as many blue collar workers that spend their days outside working with their hands.
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