Blue-collar worker

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A blue-collar worker is a working class person who performs manual labor.wikipedia
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Working class

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A blue-collar worker is a working class person who performs manual labor.
Working-class occupations (see also "Designation of workers by collar color") include blue-collar jobs, some white-collar jobs, and most pink-collar jobs.

Pink-collar worker

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A third type of work is a service worker (pink collar) whose labor is related to customer interaction, entertainment, sales or other service-oriented work.
While these jobs may also be filled by men, they are typically female-dominated and may pay significantly less than white-collar or blue-collar jobs.

Manual labour

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A blue-collar worker is a working class person who performs manual labor.
The cognitive skills acquired outside of formal learning environment also help to define the mastery of what are considered "blue collar" jobs.

White-collar worker

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In contrast, the white-collar worker typically performs work in an office environment and may involve sitting at a computer or desk.
Other types of work are those of a grey-collar worker, who has more specialized knowledge than those of a blue-collar worker, whose job requires manual labor and a pink-collar worker, whose labor is related to customer interaction, entertainment, sales, or other service-oriented work.

Pittsburgh

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With the de-industrialization of these areas starting in the mid-1960s cities like Cleveland, Ohio; Detroit, Michigan; Buffalo, New York; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Erie, Pennsylvania; Youngstown, Ohio; Toledo, Ohio, Rochester, New York, and St. Louis, Missouri, have experienced a steady decline of the blue-collar workforce and subsequent population decreases.
America's 1980s deindustrialization laid off area blue-collar workers and thousands of downtown white-collar workers when the longtime Pittsburgh-based world headquarters moved out.

Social class

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The blue collar/white collar colour scheme has socio-economic class connotations.
Members of the working class are sometimes called blue-collar workers.

Skill (labor)

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However, this distinction has become blurred with the increasing importance of skilled labour, and the relative increase in low-paying white-collar jobs.

Designation of workers by collar color

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Blue-collar workers are referred to as such because in the early 20th century, they usually wore sturdy, inexpensive clothing that did not show dirt easily, such as blue denim or cambric shirts.

Cleveland

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With the de-industrialization of these areas starting in the mid-1960s cities like Cleveland, Ohio; Detroit, Michigan; Buffalo, New York; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Erie, Pennsylvania; Youngstown, Ohio; Toledo, Ohio, Rochester, New York, and St. Louis, Missouri, have experienced a steady decline of the blue-collar workforce and subsequent population decreases.
With its blue-collar roots well intact, and plenty of Lake Erie perch available, the tradition of Friday night fish fries remains alive and thriving in Cleveland, particularly in church-based settings and during the season of Lent.

Japanese blue collar workers

The blue collar worker (Nikutai-rōdō-sha in Japan encompasses many different types of jobs, skilled and unskilled, including factory workers, construction workers, and agricultural workers.

Moonlight clan

This group is mainly constituted by low socio-economic groups including people who are paid low hourly wages minimum wage, such as blue-collar workers.

Workplace bullying

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Bullying has been identified as prominent in blue collar jobs including on the oil rigs, and in mechanical areas and machine shops, warehouses and factories.

Grey-collar

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Grey-collar refers to the balance of employed people not classified as white- or blue collar.

Manufacturing

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The type of work may involve manufacturing, mining, custodial work, farming, commercial fishing, landscaping, pest control, food processing, oil field work, waste disposal, recycling, construction, maintenance, shipping, driving, and many other types of physical work.

Mining

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The type of work may involve manufacturing, mining, custodial work, farming, commercial fishing, landscaping, pest control, food processing, oil field work, waste disposal, recycling, construction, maintenance, shipping, driving, and many other types of physical work.

Janitor

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The type of work may involve manufacturing, mining, custodial work, farming, commercial fishing, landscaping, pest control, food processing, oil field work, waste disposal, recycling, construction, maintenance, shipping, driving, and many other types of physical work.

Agriculture

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The type of work may involve manufacturing, mining, custodial work, farming, commercial fishing, landscaping, pest control, food processing, oil field work, waste disposal, recycling, construction, maintenance, shipping, driving, and many other types of physical work.

Commercial fishing

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The type of work may involve manufacturing, mining, custodial work, farming, commercial fishing, landscaping, pest control, food processing, oil field work, waste disposal, recycling, construction, maintenance, shipping, driving, and many other types of physical work.

Landscaping

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The type of work may involve manufacturing, mining, custodial work, farming, commercial fishing, landscaping, pest control, food processing, oil field work, waste disposal, recycling, construction, maintenance, shipping, driving, and many other types of physical work.

Pest control

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The type of work may involve manufacturing, mining, custodial work, farming, commercial fishing, landscaping, pest control, food processing, oil field work, waste disposal, recycling, construction, maintenance, shipping, driving, and many other types of physical work.

Food processing

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The type of work may involve manufacturing, mining, custodial work, farming, commercial fishing, landscaping, pest control, food processing, oil field work, waste disposal, recycling, construction, maintenance, shipping, driving, and many other types of physical work.

Roughneck

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The type of work may involve manufacturing, mining, custodial work, farming, commercial fishing, landscaping, pest control, food processing, oil field work, waste disposal, recycling, construction, maintenance, shipping, driving, and many other types of physical work.

Waste collector

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The type of work may involve manufacturing, mining, custodial work, farming, commercial fishing, landscaping, pest control, food processing, oil field work, waste disposal, recycling, construction, maintenance, shipping, driving, and many other types of physical work.