Skilled Labor

(redirected from Skilled Work)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

Skilled Labor

The ability to perform a specific task or occupation. For example, a locksmith has the skill to make new keys for customers' homes and cars. Other examples of skilled laborers include carpenters, mechanics, graphic designers, and so forth. Skilled workers are often more highly paid than unskilled workers.
References in periodicals archive ?
Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema said 'Competency Based Training Program has been designed to provide employment to the skilled work force and to have good working relations with the industry.
15 yrs) Drywall business known for excellent service & skilled work.
Under the project, as many as 150 community colleges would be established at all districts across the country to produce skilled work force.
Nestle Middle East is taking an active role to foster career opportunities for the youth through enhancing employment to enrich its local talent pipeline for skilled work force.
He said Sialkot industries lack advanced technology and skilled work force.
We now want to continue this strategy in the Philippines and offer apprenticeships to the young people of Manila-Tondo to give them a genuine chance to earn a living from skilled work.
However, the UK isn't allowing skilled work from former colonies because of mass uncontrolled immigration from the European Union nations such as Romania and Poland.
We can all disagree on taxes and minimum wage, but we should all be able to agree on having a skilled work force.
Unite national officer David Fleming said: "Capita IT staff have voted for industrial action out of anger at Capita's plans to send skilled work abroad.
We are proud to be crowned with these awards because these awards are motivating appreciation for our hard work and it also states our genuine and skilled work in this field," added the Spokesperson.
Following the footsteps of President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who appreciates skill and dedication to work, we are happy to honour this galaxy of citizens and residents, who proved their competence and excellence in the skilled work, said the minister.
This makes sense on social grounds and will create a highly educated and motivated skilled work force.