BLUE-COLLAR WORKER

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n. an employee tasked to perform physical or manual labor. The term also refers to a technical laborer or a factory worker. Derived from the blue shirt jacks worn by an industrial workforce. Compare white-collar worker.

BLUE-COLLAR WORKER: "A blue-collar worker is a skilled to semi-skilled worker who belongs to the rank and file."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "BLUE-COLLAR WORKER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/blue-collar-worker/ (accessed October 1, 2022).

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