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See definition of laboring on Dictionary.com
  • as inemployed
  • as injobholding
  • as inon duty
  • as inworking
  • as indwelling

synonyms for laboring

  • engaged
  • hired
  • occupied
  • busy
  • inked
  • operating
  • selected
  • signed
  • active
  • at it
  • at work
  • in a job
  • in collar
  • in harness
  • in place
  • on board
  • on duty
  • on the job
  • on the payroll
  • plugging away

antonyms for laboring

MOST RELEVANT
  • idle
  • inactive
  • unemployed
  • unengaged
  • unoccupied
      • idle
      • inactive
      • unemployed
      • unengaged
      • inoperative
      • passive
      • unoccupied
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        How to use laboring in a sentence

        If companies are found to have used forced labor from the region, they could be prosecuted for securities violations.
        APPLE IS LOBBYING AGAINST A BILL AIMED AT STOPPING FORCED LABOR IN CHINAREED ALBERGOTTINOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
        You see, if it wasn’t for child labor, I don’t know if I’d be here.
        THE STOLEN CHILDHOOD OF TEENAGE FACTORY WORKERSBY MELISSA SANCHEZNOVEMBER 20, 2020PROPUBLICA
        More than 300 captive people labored there as both skilled and unskilled workers.
        GEORGE WASHINGTON’S 1795 THANKSGIVING CELEBRATED LIBERTY. BUT THE CHEF BEHIND THE FEAST HAD NONE.RAMIN GANESHRAMNOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
        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.
        INSIDE THE LIVES OF IMMIGRANT TEENS WORKING DANGEROUS NIGHT SHIFTS IN SUBURBAN FACTORIESBY MELISSA SANCHEZNOVEMBER 19, 2020PROPUBLICA
        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.
        A NEW MATERIAL ALLOWS THIS COMPANY TO 3D PRINT MOST OF A HOUSE IN A SINGLE DAYSTAN HORACZEKNOVEMBER 18, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
        In 2016, she ran for Council and watched as labor groups supported one of her opponents, and the Chamber of Commerce supported another.
        THE RISE AND FALL (FOR NOW) OF GEORGETTE GÓMEZANDREW KEATTSNOVEMBER 16, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
        Not to mention the weak labor market makes it hard for the employed to get raises and the millions of unemployed Americans to find a paycheck.
        NOT EVERYONE IS FEELING THE RECOVERY: THE ECONOMY AS TOLD BY 8 CHARTSLANCE LAMBERTNOVEMBER 14, 2020FORTUNE
        She also said she had spoken to “people who know how I roll,” from groups like the San Diego Police Officers Association, the San Diego Chamber of Commerce and organized labor about the situation.
        THE NEXT RACE FOR POLITICAL POWER IN SAN DIEGO IS ALREADY HEREANDREW KEATTSNOVEMBER 10, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
        Nothing would make us happier than to figure out how to get the voices of labor to lock arms with us and figure this out.
        CALIFORNIA VOTERS SIDED WITH UBER, DENYING DRIVERS BENEFITS BY CLASSIFYING THEM AS CONTRACTORSFAIZ SIDDIQUI, NITASHA TIKUNOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
        Close behind Orange were Marcus Goodwin, a real estate developer, and Ed Lazere, whom labor unions and left-leaning activist groups worked to elect.
        HOW CHRISTINA HENDERSON WON A D.C. COUNCIL SEAT: OUTREACH TO WOMEN, MODERATE POLICE VIEWS AND A POSITIVE CAMPAIGNJULIE ZAUZMER, FENIT NIRAPPILNOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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        WORDS RELATED TO LABORING

        • belaboring
        • brooding
        • harping
        • laboring
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