Blue Collar


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Blue Collar

Describing an employee or occupation marked by skilled labor, especially manual labor earning an hourly wage. Examples of industries requiring blue collar workers include manufacturing, mining, and truck driving, among many others. The term is often used to describe a culture influenced by or an area populated largely with blue collar workers. Developed countries have seen a decline in blue collar occupations to developing countries, where labor is less expensive.
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Meanwhile, a separate study published today shows factory and other blue collar workers have been hit harder than white collar staff by rising levels of unemployment.
Ahlstrom started production adjustments at its Karhula plant earlier this year, and the company has previously announced temporary layoffs for approximately 150 blue collar employees and the majority of the white collar employees of the plant between March and August 2009.
Blue collar workers in the West Midlands, Yorkshire and South Wales have been among the worst affected by growing unemployment, while London and the South East have suffered more white collar job losses.