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If companies are found to have used forced labor from the region, they could be prosecuted for securities violations.

You see, if it wasn’t for child labor, I don’t know if I’d be here.

More than 300 captive people labored there as both skilled and unskilled workers.

In New Bedford, Massachusetts, an indigenous Guatemalan labor leader has heard complaints from adult workers in the fish-packing industry who say they’re losing their jobs to 14-year-olds.

The company claims up to a 95-percent reduction in labor required to construct its prefab homes, which would free up those contractors to build more.

Rescue workers had been laboring at ground zero every hour since the disaster.

The key for Santorum is being able to rebuild the supporter infrastructure that he spent so much time laboring to create in 2012.

Bartilla is laboring with an immediate crisis with basic services.

Ruettiger struggled to even get admitted to Notre Dame, laboring through junior college where he was diagnosed as dyslexic.

The U.S. military, meanwhile, it seemed to me was laboring under an entirely different misapprehension.

It now became evident, even to the infatuated Gray, that Mrs. Irvin was laboring under the influence of tremendous excitement.

"Laboring People" followed in 1881, when Kielland sold out his business and became purely a man of letters.

If you meet with Christian hermits in the solitudes, serving God and laboring with their hands, do them no harm.

Nothing could have relieved Boggs from the suspense under which he was laboring more than this last remark.

As a rule strikes do not occur where laboring men are treated with the consideration due them as free citizens.


On this page you'll find 98 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to laboring, such as: engaged, hired, occupied, busy, inked, and operating.

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