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white-collar

a white-collar worker is someone who works in an office, doing mental rather than physical work (always before noun) The ratio of white-collar workers to production workers in the American manufacturing industry was declining. The earnings of women in white-collar jobs are the second highest in Britain. The 1980's saw an explosion in white-collar crime. (= crimes committed by white-collar workers, especially stealing from the organization they work for)
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7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 10th year, Texas attorneys have selected white-collar criminal defense attorney John Teakell for recognition on the annual Texas Super Lawyers list of the top lawyers in Texas.
white-collar boxing has also been criticised for providing insufficient training in an attempt to hurry participants into the ring.
The research from the University of Cincinnati found that when it comes to specific adjustment issues- problems with cell mates, feelings of safety and general difficulties, white-collar criminals actually report fewer problems than other prison populations.
Unlike Qatari citizens, almost equal proportions of white-collar expatriate workers identified the provision of housing by their employer/sponsor (approximately 29%) and the quality of available housing (approximately 23%) as the most important reasons for living in their neighbourhood.
During 2011, the automaker's white-collar work force received bonuses, but not a pay rise.
But the recent global downturn led to company mergers, bankrupt firms and layoffs which have forced white-collar workers to make new plans about their lives, says Ilham Suheyl Akgul, head of a Turkish recruitment consultancy firm.
Scores of Arkansas attorneys represent clients, white-collar and otherwise, in federal cases, but a few names crop up regularly in the most high-profile white-collar cases.
cn finds that Apple is monopolizing the white-collar market, and its tablet computer in the white-collar popularizing speed is surprising.
A UNIVERSITY academic has become the first person in Britain to lead an American society dedicated to researching and raising awareness of white-collar crime.
21, 2011 (CENS) -- The average monthly pay of Taiwan's white-collar workers totaled NT$52,000 (US$1,677.
Finnair announced on Tuesday that Finnair Catering Oy and four white-collar staff unions have completed a fixed-term stabilisation agreement.
NEW research suggests parts of the Midlands white-collar recruitment market are showing signs of recovery - although the financial services sector is still being hit hard.
The principal cause of the 'credit crunch' is the insidious cancer of white-collar crime.
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As a past president of the USA White-Collar Crime Research Consortium and chair of the Crime, Law and Deviance Section of the American Sociological Association, she has gained valuable insights, readily available in a key text book on corporate crime--'Corporate Crime, Law, and Social Control'.