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worker:

. . . a busy life form; one engaged in productivity; someone deemed to be doing something productive; a person on the job, especially, with expectation of remuneration, or so engaged in volunteerism; an employee; an independent worker; a workaholic; a peak performer. See Thesaurus.com for synonyms applicable to the definition of worker.

Whether identified within the workforce of a trade or profession, or a group within a catalog of occupations, or identified within a laborforce, workers are the labor factor in factors of production. Other factors being land, capital, and enterprise (or entrepreneurship).

Skilled workers are rated high in their proficiencies, facilities, or dexterities which they gain through through training programs and being on the job. Also, there are simi-skilled and unskilled workers. The most proficient are classified as highly skilled workers. Other types of classifications include white-collar, blue-collar, and technical workers.


related: work; working class; work ethic; skill set; skills training; customer speak

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the working class:

The Enterprise and Economic Development Glossary defines community as . . . a place where people live, work, and share things in common (source of quote). A simple, definition of the working class is inferred from that by dividing the community into two classes of people: those who work and those who don't. That definition is skewed, however, by contrasting the downtrodden worker against and those who oppress them.

The meaning of working class can refer to a proletariat. Western history records clashes between the working class and an upper class (bourgeoisie). Events of industrial development seed the potential for clashes, e.g., the Industrial Revolution.

The proletariat contains so called blue collar workers, a term contrasted with white collar workers. Owners, managers, bosses, and other business decision makers are generally classified as white collars in contrast to those who figuratively wear blue shirts on the job. It's a misnomer to suggest that blue collars are simply laborers with limited education and skills, and deservedly neither treated with dignity nor paid a decent wage.

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