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labour

the human input to work activity. See JOB, CAPITAL.

labour

the contribution to productive activity made by the workforce both by hand (for example, the assembly of a car) and mentally (for example, devising a stock-control system). Labour is one of the three main FACTORS OF PRODUCTION, the others being NATURAL RESOURCES and CAPITAL. See alsoECONOMIC GROWTH, HUMAN CAPITAL.
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This planned outage over a labour dispute could not probably have come at a worse time with tourist numbers from all over the world to the United Kingdom, and London in particular, set to swell during the peak summer months.
Regardless of the result, the ministry will try to smooth progress on the issue and find a resolution to the labour dispute,' Hoeurn said.
The proposed legislation governs labour disputes between York University and three bargaining units represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 3903 (CUPE 3903).
A toll-free labour dispute hotline (80060) was launched during the opening of the service centre.
The minister reviewed with Sanad the procedures taken by the company to settle the labour dispute which led some workers to stop working, noting that the company has given them their full salaries.
81 (C.A.), the labour dispute was between Deacon Brothers Sportswear and the union.
Is it possible for labour disputes to be resolved by the international commercial arbitration of Japan?
Human rights organisations and opposition media have been dwelling on the labour dispute and using it as a propaganda tool to tarnish the government.
She said most cases were resolved at the Labour Dispute Resolution Centre, many of which are related to failures to pay an annual bonus, domestic workers' complaints, compensation issues, doubts regarding the new labour law, non-payment of salaries and even issues connected to trade unions.
A labour dispute at the port of Baltimore is affecting the import of certain Mazda and Fiat vehicles into the United States.
The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) on Thursday announced it has agreed with Air Canada to resolve the labour dispute between the carrier and 6,800 flight attendants.
15 -- While the Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) Manesar plant employees who are on strike ended their eight-day occupation of the plant after being directed to do so by the High Court of Punjab and Haryana, the labour dispute is still on now into its second week.